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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 4, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta LETHBRIOGE, ALBERTA, TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 4, llftl. TO COMPLETE GAS BORING GAS NOT FAR AWAY Wi Cwfcr ail Arrange tetrad There' wns gas in ubundancft' at the unii'twenty hundred feet and if it not struck at fright., be well to Gas had been.' .struck 'in the same stratum .'at Medicine Hut and Dunmore. Aid. asked Mr. Peat whether he would.agree to a time limit but he said that such a thing was im- possible.-At the same time it phould understood that it was to his in- terest to hurry it along.v Watson and Adams agreed with the .Mayor that they would not take over the well until the agree- ment the driller was made. If it was satisfactorily determined that could be completed to fJ.QOO feet contract could lie made and the hole, taken over. If the -drijler will sign a contract to go the three thousand feet, the city would bo in a position to take the well. Aid. Ivcs thought' that the city was hound to', recompense, thu com- pany for the drive pirn; purchasctl, j iic thought, that Mr. Freeman made an unhappy remark when he .said AT WORK IN AFRICA EMPTIED THE DICTIONARY In feaccK ;of to Call Lieuten- ant Governor. Duncmuir A Retniof Ifomary Ores M Address AT KNOX CHURCH It (fee Hauls of Staiky aid I that the company undertook to drill -city council last inghi. 'For over fur t lift tnrfiiirtit tVmt two hours the city _ worthies for the city. He thdught that they had a bargain and that they the gas-well proposition with rep- j should compromise with tho city on reseutatives of the Klccu-ic Co. uod the chances of. the well and if gas Sous, the boring company. struck tho city would take.over V-L M.'Vreemaji1, ,C. O.-K. and .the .well at f in reply }fewburn were a delegation .Mewburri he said that if gas to Dr. i: thel Co. to struck, the .city were would lose' a lot form the council ihut 'their contract, or money and so would the company, .People. Sons fur the boring! Aid thought that 'was 'brncwl tho "opportunity, Of hearing 31 Sinclair wore well rewarded i Rev. Mr. Sinclair .a returned jrnis sionary from Central Africa gave aft address to a largo md appreciative audienct- w Knox ChiU'ch last night., Thu Kp'worth League and tlie Baptist Young People's .Union were the guests Of the Westminster of Knox Church.' :iiany oi" the older Ktb, the Socialist mem- bcr in the Legislature, who unsuc- cessfully introduced to irri- Governor Dunsmuir in res- pect to his attitude on Oriental im- ran out of expletives at 'a mass meeting held in the city hull last evening. declar- ed Duusmuir was an inhuman nion- .steiy inhuman hyena and brat and added that- jis the Legislature n'fus- cd to allow h is impeachment he iii- tbhucd. that operation on thi- .occasion. Hawthorii- waitc- days strike of all the industrial in the country as a protest if his proposed bill prohibiting, employment of Or- ientals .'in Britinh; Columbia was: not accepted by thoLegislature. MINE OWNERS AIDED BRYAN Ukejr Up fif So for 1906 NOT FIRED YET Feb. u stormy btisiiies scsion ;thu controllers" recom- to -discharge Cecil 11, Smith, power cxjjt-rt, was referred back tb; the.'..board of control last niglit by the'Council. of the well had been completed. Mr. not Freeman said that the company had] completed, their agreement with the city by sinking a well "to a depth oi IGOO feet and now, wanted the city to- take over the well according to the vote of the people mill the agree- ment with the company.... The Mayor said that he wanted to take over the well ami'complete bor- ing but before" doing so-.luj waated to be sure that it is possible to com- plete the well and to know the price foot to complete it. Mr. Freeman said that the present wns. six inches in diameter at Iho bottom which would allow fur more strings each of 'about 500 feet, tie was not a drill- er and would, not tie sun; of this in- to the company as the com- (Continued en Back Fagt.) FA VOR OLD AGE PENSION PAYETttlELECTED Resolution Unanimously Adopted in the House of Commons "Mr. Peat, was present and inform- Ottawa, Feb. the House .of Commons, R. A. Pringle, Conserva- tive, moved a committee of nine to for turning out: The-rapt' attention Mr. S'inclair" oi'' the appreciation of the listeners. tor of the dangers; trials, and joys in' the work of the mission- ary'tho speaker.'followed up with a strong appeal for interest and help in the work to which he has given -his life. .Mr. Sinclair also exhibited a number of curios brought-from his field of labor. :.i .The social committee" Guild provided refreshments. A .pleasant and "profitable evening -was; spent..1 Mr., Sinclair was stationed 1200 miles inland 'up the Congo River. In this district there are two great confessedly canibalistic, the other while professedly hon-cuni- is in a groat measure cani- enquire into and advise on means of the council that the present be uswl to sink this well to o. aid for depth of feet which he wouldi people and to aged ise pro and deserving He questioned Cart- a diameter oi four ..nd a inchei. do at a cost of 810 a root At the statement that it owuld bottomoi feet, the hole mould discourage thrift "Banka and rail corporations did not think so nor ..pension "em it moultl not'be possible to suikl almost popular measure In -----a_six-incn hole the present j Canada povfrt) was rather the rock formation as that unuld requuc therefore, it was not likely to _ an eight irch pipe j be a Burden Poverty was a burden 'Aid Cunningham said that he'io the state and municipalities On "the question .was .whether tario had 'expended two. millions in they would take" the .well poor houses; Pension would retain .over.'" Aid Ivws thought that1' the' a. desirable class in- the country and thing to do was '.to consider not as Laurier had stated to the'labor _; whether it would be an advantage to representatives -bring undesirables the city to take over the-well. (from the United States. It the coun- In reply to -Aid. Cunningham, the try could raise thirteen millions for said that he Kad no inforinft- bounty, something could bc-raised foi could be aged persons. The Imperial Parlia sunk more cheaply but 'thought that' ment was unanimous for an old age by -starting- With a larger hole it pension last Chancellor of could He t.he Kxchequer expected iiitroduci did not want to understood-as'a bill. .wishing the well, for five' Ralph Smith favored the plan but minutes but he would not take overlook the view of British Trade Union? Ihn well until a satisfactory agree- j that pensions be not conOned-to thr 'ment had been "made for the complex-poor'.1 like to. see a commit- balistic. The natives live, in rude huts, rude- ly constructed oi bark and palm leaves 'and grouped together in towns nr .villages.' The first look convinces one that the chocolate colored peo- ple are degraded and savage.- Majority Over Hon. E. H. INSANE MOTHER KILLS CHILD Terrible Deed at Moncton.'New Brunc- wick (Western irojicton, While" insane, Mrs. Thos. V. Doucett of 'Monctoii, X. U., killed one of her children and was about to kill another, when dis- covered and prevented'. Doucett is 38 uiul was twice in the insane asylum. There arc- eight children in the family. Mr. Uoucett who an employee of the Intercolonial' rail- way is suffering from a broken rib. His wife became violently insane arising without disturbing her. hus- band, took thct two year old child from the cradle. to tho. back door and inflicted injuries .which re-bulled in its death in 'a few minutes. The wo- man entered the house again and going up stairs where the second youngest child wtis sleeping, was taking it from the room when her New York, Feb. .l.-Heeords 1S year. awoke the financial, backing -'of William J. rmd gave. 'alann. rose and Bryan's campaign for the presidency {.undertook to subdue his wife. The in when he made ihe issue and after, handcuff- WARHIPS TO PORTUGAL Italy aad Great De- saatdoaf Thai ISSUE WAS SILVER And Silver Prodvcers Far His Expenses UNREST OF PEOPLE Hngariu silver, show that wpstern mine own- i ing the woman made a search for the- ers awl'silvi'i1 producers financed baby and found it dying. The child canvass to the extent Of v-'as on the ice. Examination nearly ninety por cent of all iho! showed that the back of the head had money received by the democratic badly bruised. ...-Mrs. Boucett tionai committetvof which ex-Senat- had shbwccr signs returning msan- or James K. Jones of Arkansas was chairman. While Mr. Bryan was having his ox peases paid by this money, thc.se. are some ot the things ho hiul to suy about the UKC. oi-nioney in politics: legislative state, ami booming auction rooms in which the govern- ment, is knocked down to the highest bidder.'' "The trouble with our government today is that it is too much influenc Cu with it-S uporntions by whose: only loyalty is loyalty to money I low many .men have you in this city (New Y.ork) either in the democratic party or in. the republi- can pzirty, who arc brave enough to >S watched. RAILWAY TO Work of Construction Will Soon Be Under- taken (Western Associated Press) Montreal, Feb.' Aid. Louis Payctte was -.elocted mayor Montreal, defeating his oponent, Hon. Phillippe Roy, Speaker of the Quebec-; Legislature, by over new ''mayor tion of the boring. sion appointed: He argued that 75 per Mr. Freeman gave to tlv Council a cent, of the aged over 65 'were-, unabh- -review of the history of ''the hegotta-! to support themselves. lions with the city in the The premier in accepting the mo- great fetish- is a charm.-worn to ward disease or drive ciwny evil spirits. It. is carried :to'the hunt and to battle. -The witch doctor is the most power- ful man in the trilxv. lie is' believed to have the power to find out thej person causing a death. A death always 'causes excitement and is thought to be caused by per- sons whom they believe have'the.ppw cr. to associate with evil spirits. When a death occurs the witch doc- tor goes through a the same time culling out names. The guilt, is fixed on one who has to I declare his innoccMico hy appealing to the person ordered.'' The gather, the poison is administered and if vomited the per- son is hot .guih.y. lUit if not vomit- ed it is absolute evidence of guilt. In this event the parents of the vie-1 business man and -and leading Liberal. MOORS WERE KILLED Bt THE defy the influence of the money or place- restrictions upon The figures are on the authority the officers of i.he democratic nation-j al committee for who re- (Western, Associated Edrnontbn, Feb. Dre Athabasca, stated ir the Legislature in a motion for the (WMtern London, Feb. rumors urc current concerning the sending o( British cruisers and the British At-" Jamie fleet at Gibraltar and Vigo to Lisbon in view of the and consequent unrest. It had been -a part of the fixed programme that tlu; British fleet should visit Lisbon. plan, however, has been changed in order to preclude any m'mundersund- ing: and only one flagship and one cruiser will go to Lisbon and thc'Vcst of the fleet will remain st Vigo. The government announced today they would move in the house of Commons and House of Lords tomor- row an address to King Edward ex- presing indignation at the a.sassina- tion of his majesty's ally and friend. Rome, Feb. is announced that if the situation in Portugal 'grows any worse Italy will send a warship to Lisbon. It is also announced that Italy will despatch a warship to that port if the dowager .queen -Maria Pia expresses a desire, to leave-that "coun- try. .Republican municipal council- lors are angry with the mayor who telegraphed his condolence to Qnoen ceived the moncj and kept.the bocks; The principal contributions were: second .reading of the act to amend. f! x torth-' western aims to oppn up the .district, that the M'arciis Daly, for himself anrt.'- others A: Clai'k's personal con-, trihutions Colorado mining D. H; Stratton milking iiriancial arran-' gements country by which operations will be soon commerced. amendment: i lie. route :of tlie rail- Mediciuc.' Hat to Edmonton thrricc to Lepser SJavf; lake and i Peace River. Attorney General Cross the. workmen's Com-' and on I 'dishing will bring S. hour bank to. bank day Utah silver mnd 'j; 'bill.; flaps placed at haH mast. Trie" Tribune, popularly regarded as the official or- Dennis Snccdy. .v. Smaller donntion.s (5.000 gan of 'the. government prints a vio- 'lent .article justifying and' even 'glor- ifying in the raunVfre "at Lisbon. It n-prysents King Carlos asking kill- in a fight with the courageous de- of liberty declares his death was God's judgment on a man who had put hiVtitMf outside the laws and'. Broken faith with his sub- -_..L i.- 51.000 .Charles Uine, California Total .miiiing 'contributions i NEW CABINET MEMSER tee's fund, democratic nutioii.il Charlottetown, P.E.l'., Fob. The government Was reconsti VutccI' on Saturday. J. D. "McTnnes was sworn '-'n as a memger.-of the. ex- ecutive to fill the- yacahy caused by i the death of Premier Peters. .LOANS TO PROVINCES Buy Seed for Homesteaders Alberta and Saskatchewan Expetfitwnary Force Success- fai in a Big Battle t have complete title. will be divided under the three foi- Press.) Ottawa, Feb. S. heads: ir.g today laid on the table supple-i 1st. To provide fpn the'purchase of 'Feb. rHungarian chacibor of depiuios today to' vote on n motion condoling with the royal family of Portugal on the death of King Carlos. -A majority of the voted -to sub- stitute as follows, .--views of the Hungarian Parliament on r freedom are such that, this house could not dedicate a resolution to -a king who abolished constitutional and instituted dictatorship." Madrid, Feb.. Execution of sus- concerned in the asassinatioi; of tlie King and Crown Prince startwl "-.The contract had to tion expressed the opinion that it letter. Heiorc- it 'just would a take a commission completetl, he had asked the city to session to gather sufficient infonnK- ..-'.jjtakii'provision.. .ccmpletiQii. of -He denied the accii_racy. of tlu; the-well. A bylaw had been passed report quoted by Mr. Pringlti. Ht- permitting the purchase of the ex- frankly told the rnon tliat the istinp well. The company had order- matter -was with serious diffi the extra casing and hud put it culttea but the government wns dis- in' the well'. The company now was posed to approach the matter with an open mind. JIhe necesity of pro- (Western Associated Press.) _ .1 I j mentary ostimate.s to offjaced grain for homestead settlers in J in Oporto Scores .have been to provide for the: purchase the provinces or Alberta.1 and Sas- j arrested while hundreds of. refugees i :if seed for farmers'of Alberta and jkalchewan. co.st of. seed frrain to'be Jure pouring across the> Spanish fron- ouhkatciicwnn. No explanation was! repaid by settlers with interest at tier. Ewry indication is that ex- of the proposed vote. 'It .will j rate.of five per cent, per annum and tim nwh in and club the A-'ictim to Feb. from j come no doubt when the item reaches until payment to be a lion or charge speaker cited instances'the interior, state .that: ten'thousand j the' committee of supply. The form upon the'lands'of the settler under vivit ui.t i i to show-that this false system Werc sla'n battle with a] of estimate, however, .shows that the homc-stead entry, tishism causes great calamities and! French expeditionary force, who lost] Dominion will finance' the purchase! 2nd. To enable the Gov Government of that this li'id of cruelty. i a hmidi'ed I tie occurred at oiie of the The killing of enemies honOr i Moorish strongholds, and according j psitenta. In-speaking of the condition of wo-1 to the. latest despatch the French led, .The provincial .government men the speaker said that words fail the attack almost completely unable 'to continue' the well even there was evidence that 'gas viding for the hclplesa aged was uni- was there. s 'Aid. Cunningham tliought. that'the company'hsd fulfiHwl- their'vcontract versally recognized. Personally he did not agree with Smith's universal .old age pensions nd there was ground to go: but thought a provision should be on to form a contract with the hor-jonly for the hclplesa. Objection wab ers. i taken to proposal that the '-The Mayor candidly expressed hiy-participants should contribute to the opinion that it is not possible to .sink- hole to the level, the en Back Pagt.) French artillery in front. Pn.-niier Franco is .practically dicta- tor. Serious outbreaks and .shooting sire reported from Lisbon. Many rev- olutionists armed last night and at- tempted to suborn the fourth refi- soefl lOF.iJtt- nOmr-stonufT-; iri Jjoti-j Uurnvdfi to advance ihe uovernmont j ment stationed nt the but the provinces who have not Taken out i of Alberta a loan for the purchase of j troop.-? refused overtures and instead for settlers, [shot down over a score of the agita- wiM 3rd. To enable the Government tors. sur-; look, after tho purchase of the grain j advance tht: government of Sas-j Fob. from the declare that form- hourly terror striving des- proper security from farmers who whole sum would be spent. ASSOCIATED BOARDS OF TRADE OF SOUTHERN ALBERTA scheme. The premier considered incentive to slovenliness and want- He-spoke of the boring fit Maple] liheas. fo.iter who followed did not Creek. approve of a. fixed age limit. Men In reply Mr. Freemnu quoted the [incapacitated lit forty should be en- figiirea of the drilling at Staple Greeki titled to aid jvst as much as at C5. ..showing that the drilling and cn.s- Finance Minister ,Fielding said it inj to 1600 feet will cost nearly his duty to; sound-a'warning. Ac 000 and showed, that comparing cording to the last census; there were reduction oT diameters'-it'was quite! people over 65. The minimum possible to sink the present well, to could not be less than.'IS'1 per, week a'-depth'of three thou.nnnd feet. ftplication otlier than universal} it is possible to sink feet 'in] impractical.- would cost over' 71 Inch pipe, it is possible to forty rnillion dollars annually. Hi on a 6 inch pipe as it is only'might be worth tho cost but length shorter .which would "bo: difficulty iffl.s to be .'jioriously eon- size pipe "smaller.1 j sidered. The was. adopted -Aid. IVCT as to tho rate1 without division. ofHO a foot charged. In reply Mr. Peat s'nfd lhat he could hnvo given R' graduatoil scale which would ahi- ount to the same thing. Moreover! Vax taking a'chance as the cityj Deep tlrillinif cost more but WILL SOOM BE FREE London, Feb. Government aa received ft teiofram from ihc were stnick soon he would have! British chftrRe.d' affairs at TanRim, to f.top drilling. lie expected to j Morocco, to the effect that Raiauli. perately to flee across the.border for refuge in Spain. No reliable news is obtainable from Lisbon as all mes- sages are strictly censored ond ap- parently colored to suit monarchists who making desperate save'the throne. All that, can be i gathered is that relentless measures I are in force and that Lisbon the I scone of terrible slaughter. j The queen who was reported ineane 1 is according to an official bul- letin, greatly improved under the treatment' of her physicians. RESCUES CAPTAIN AND CREW White Star Saved Lives strike gaH at about eighteen hundred Mr. Fereinan said that gas should in all reason struck in eighteen the bandit chief, to bring in Kaid Sir Harry McLean last evening. It is esactly JMTKU months today froir. the time he was fint imprisoned. TH.SQROUP OF THE DELEGATES TO THE RECENT COHVEWTiOW IN THIS CITY WAS TAKEN IN FRONT OF THE HERAtp OFFICE. IN THE FROWT ROW ARE TO BE SEEN PRESIDENT OOMYBtAftE. SECRETARY SKEITH, WAYOR HENDERSON, EX-MAYOR OALBRAITH, EXMYOftOLrVtft, ANO ALO. CUNNINGHAM WhiU Srnr CynuTie. nonrly two hun- miles marconijrrftphrd I 51'was enabled to rpsc.uo Capt. j antl nf the crmv of sloamcr St.. Cutlibort.' They stood by in a torri- i fio nine hours before the wr-a- ther modorfttpd the o! St. Cuthbcit'5 rrrw in a premature, jrvmpt'to escape on Sundays the life. boat Voing swamped. The ,St. Cuth- bort caught fire off the.Nova ScotUn coast while enroute from New to Southsmplon. ;