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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 5, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta ji. f- 'i V- y" LtTHiHIOOt, ALBERTA, WIDMCSDA V. FEBRUARY 'jj floe Alv V 'V ORGANIZATION OF JllEP! MEN HISTORY Of NCOOTIATIOttft About Supplying v Ssa4 to Wsatani Wl Take Ui Matter Sales of WM! f aid fire Gearfe of the Southern Albcita1 llroed- Asaociattou waa last -Fri- day "ia (thc city. Amoog 'those K. "Harvey, A C. A. Huniiiton, A. S. I After a brief discupslon atioaiwas decided upon .md the. ol i T j lowukg officers were C President, K, C. of Hay nond. f Vice-president. W..A. Hamilton, of Lethbndge. C. S7 Crest. Lcthbridge Committee, the officers Green, and J: A. membership w.ts fixed at two dollars; and it as decided to inaugurate a movement for the de- velopment of the sheep industry in Southern Alberta. 'It was deckled-to emioiivpr' to( se- cure'rfrom the secretary oi'thc oftecp and "R itherford, Dominion Live Stock Commissioner, the names -of Uic woollen manufacturers in eastern Canada uho ucre hkcU to use west- ern To cheiilar letters will IBf, sent describing quantity and "quality.of the won} produced in and if desire t it. samples will be sent. j question of1 fire ifutirds' was'dis 7 '-1 4 cussed'and it-was decided tp petition the government to KO.VC yn ranges T AuMJatsd Praaa.) i Feb. 5.-Hon. Mr. Field- ing today laid on the table papers relating to with tlw Western Provinces for supply of It began- with a reply to f corogpon- dfnce.to Hon. W. R. Moiherwell; wlw on lied' attention in November. Hon, Mr. Oliver in .reply disclaimed res- ponsibility -on iK'half of r Domin- ion quoting Manitoba statute to show it was it provincial or municipal af- fair and advising the new. provinces to follow ih? example thereof. The reply of Mr. Mother well points to tlte magnitude of the want. Dominion control of public grain trade, and and Federal re- and machinery made it de- sirable that the Dominion" sliould laku wot k ''promptly. He -alfio" of- ferred to como to Ottawa for ence in February. Mr. Oliver asked an eariy date in order to settle the aflair one or the, other speedily. On Jan. 22, Sir Shaughnefcsy, F." W; Thoinpson, of Oglive aiulJFtobert Mcighen, of Ijike- of-the-Woods Elovutor Co., for inform- ation about the situation and if they were unking steps to meet. Sir Thos. replied that he had _ authority promise lower rates ffor ,the occasion. though the 'company had no intention COT CANCELS TELEPHONE SEAL though to iced His also thought the greatest need .was at Canadian North- ern 'railway points. Thompson ex- presscc1 a similar view and gave par- ticulais of grain iu store and could not any way to help. EXTEND THE INTERCOLONIAL 18-and '19. aidl that the fiheep district" be extended -as f V Jtheep can make letter o[ the rc- thno_can caltL-. question of.an.exiuijit at. the F'uir was Ais- uiMl'lcfC-with-the oscciitive'to arrange. EDMONTON (Wsstern AssocUted Press.) spring as- eisea of the'supreme cov.it opened before 'Judge Harvey vesterday. There are sixteen criroianl. cases. Five were calfetl. 'In the c'.se against Norman Liscum, chargc-0 scll- ing property belonging Jo John Clark, he pleaded guilty ami sentence wat deferred until the conclusion" of casoa. John Donnelley, a farnu'r-ni Boldi- yere, north of Fembma Rivrr, charg- ed wjtli; shooting a hoift-r owned by -another homesteader, Nimvods Sliejv pafd, acquittal. It is of Great Natkmal Im- portance, Hen Mr. Em- nersoi Says (Westtrn Astftsctattd Prass) Otuwa. Feb. 4. In the House s f S4 Cornons ''last evening. Hour Emerson, in" a sficech a resolution in the effect th'atnt was undesirable' 'e-v inrtrt owned Tsulway "by .to the Great Lakes or securing nm ning over existing there to ted by securing by lease or other- wise branches connecting with the Intercolonial, as direct ..and profit-" tmA AdM Uriner Takes Ik (Western Associated Press.) Edmonton, Feb. city coun- cil tonight cancelled its contract tor (he installation of the Lorimer tein of A few weeks ago the council Lssurd the company an ultimatum which expired on Febru- ary 1st and in view of thus the coun- cil deckled to recind the" agreement. The manufacturers of the Strowger automatic telephone of Chicago, are nowi applying to" thev city for the pri- vilege of installing phones. In the meantime the Lorimer Phone'Com- pany has" issued a writ of injunction against the automatic company to prevent their installing the system. It is expected they will bring iction for damages for breach of con- tract against the city and altogether there promises to be an intricate problem to unravel LonmCr's have part of_a plant installed but with the cancellation of the contract tfiis will probably be returned. His Joot slipped while he was ongaged in feeding the press and in falling his hand caught in' the machine and severely cijtshtxl. -He was" attended "by" Rivers who reports that he is doing able tJiereto, said that the .road of increusing vhluc to the eastern provinces notiiing has been clone in way of extension. Pre- judices against the Intercolonial were due to misapprehension. Undci present conditions industrial life in certain portions of tnc innrttime pro- vinces was stifled for want of trans- .portation f.icilitics. By the develop- ,iiwiiit policy outlined in the resolu- tion action would be felt throughout the Dominion. To fulfill "the miision of the road it must IxTextended to of On- QUARRELLED OVER WHISKEY Herman Krontz, of MorinvUle, Killed _J- His %Brother-in-Law (WeeAsrn Aaaaciated Press.) EdmoniOTTr'-'rcb.' _.Kron- tx, a Crtrhnan, was cotiuntied' for trial ia mornng, Thje town council met last with all members except Mr. King present. The financial and other re- ports were presented and consider- able business transacted. Raymond is to have a bugle band in the near future, in fact the band is already formed and part of the in- struments have arrived.- S. Rouse incharge which insures the success jf the undertaking. LAW REFORM IN ONTARIO (Western Associated Press.) Toronto, Feb. Ontario Le- gislature opens tomorrow. Law re- form will be a feature of the speech from the throne, which Premier Whit- tp.no including Toronto and the lakes. says will contain no surprises. He did not know the policy of the on a clianrc John Brush, nt iroritville, viUage jtwentjr miles from n on Friday ..night. KroriU t the shooting waa in self men fell to quarrelling over a bottle of whiskey when.both. drew, -Krontz's shot- proving fatal. 'He brother of-Brash's vn'fo. government but one day the jjovernment would arise and make the Intercolonial a national undertaking the fullestj senie and not a play- thing for tiie maritime provinces. Af- t-er speeches by Telford and H. qan, Fov.ler of Kings. N. II. moved the adjournment of the debate. Coet ef Q. T. P. The preinier said the estimated ob- in conection with the trans- continental line" were a'pproxiffutlcly Eraser Forbes possessed all the quaU STOfkM IH WEST 4. Block ready., Mr. McCarthy, Calgary, was informed by the premier that action had been taken by the government to secure" states for the seizure of the steamer Coquitlum, also a request had be n made for settlement of all outstand- ing claims against the states by Can- adian sealcM. Goo Taylor, the Con- sen alive whip, was informed by Hon. Mr. Aytesworth, that Judge 33 millions, while the total disburse- ments to January 23th were twenty- one ir.illlon, three hundred and six: ty-iour thousand. Grain Csmmtoion Report Hon. Mr: Oliver could not definite- ly ti'll Jfr. Lake when the report of the royal grain commission would be fictions for Appointment. Mr. Timber Lkensss Ames was informed'that dor ing 1906, 7 timber licenses, includinj renewals in Manitoba and the North west Teritories, isued numbered Renewals covered 1896 miles and new licenses 69. (Western Associated Press.) Tokio, Feb. Afte? a heated de- big increase on taxation of Hon. R. W. Scott informed Senator Bernior .that thy bill extending the Manitoba boundary, would come up in due season and informed Senator Lougheed that he had not seen statd- nient accredited 'to a Manitoba min- ister, that representations were not considered. The ceso of Manitobi was heard when the Inter-provincial conferecnce was'held in Ottawa.. The Conservatives, had done nothing to extend boundaries during eighteen "years in office and the proVince would not suffer waiting a few weeks for the bilf. Senator Ferguson asked if Manitoba authorities would bs con- sulted Before the tbill was brought down. Mr Scott thought they had all ie information required. Sendtoi McMullcu moved second leading of an amendment to the rail- act, increasing the penalty ior seliiig liquor to railway men on duty from thirty to five hundred dollars or from "one month to a vear's Im- -annual 01 the Board of election of and jfenertil be held to- in the .Council Chamber. Ahk- ed yesterday by the Herald concetn- any important matters that be brouifht up, evident Con- ybeare that the nuwt iinportant would be u proposal" to revise the constitution particularly with regard to the the executive. In most ciiien, the general of the Board' is transucted by a, coun- cil, generally of ten electetl members, which meets fnonthlj- .or oftener, while the general uioetings of the Board arc hdd quartprly! He pro- posed advocating in address that a Ninular arrangement 'Ce made in the local bbariT. Mr. Conybearc pro- duced what he thought wan the only copy of the bylaw's and constitution of the LethbriclRc Board of Trade in existence. He had searched all over to tfct one and had finally found one among the 'papers of the late Mr. Walking It dated 1889 and been revised. He will advise that a committee be appointed to re- vise tho constitution. The officers of the Board of Trade are very anxious to see a full and representative 'meeting of the busi- ness men of the city tonight. ugar beets and coal oil was 'passed yy the diet today the 'government majority being reduced to eighty. The minister of finance explained that the increase was imperative to raise arger revenue as the cost of nation- al defence was increasing by leaps and bounds. He "mentioned the :wov dreadnaughtg mm building m the Imperial docks as, proof that the government was fulV'alive to its in- ternational responsibility v.hich were not likely future when a powerful fleet will bp established 'i American Tacific watera. BRITAIN WILL BE READY Senator Davis favored'railwaymgp being softer but failed r to see hov, said men.on' c wear a opined that the "covered if drink The bill'was' time and sent to Opposition Leader Asks 'Quest! 3ns of Cablnst Ministers fWestern -Associated Press.) Edmonton. Feb. rtply to Squdrw of Battieslaps Being Seat to the Pacic Ocean (Western Associated Press.) Halifax, Nov. has been received here that the British squad- ron is to be increased in May as a consequence of the naval promt-nude of the American battleship fleet which will completely upleTthe tus quo" of our naval powers' in Pa- cific waters. This confirms the des- patch sent out a month ago exclus- ively by thc-W. A. P. and our corres- pondent bore hajj it on reliable au- thority that the British cabinet alarmed at the rtbiiko in roccnt byc- c'pctior.s hss be in po- sition to say the word in an ex- pected struggle for mastery ol the Pacific. A fourth cruiser squadron will be despatched to western waters and in addition to the crujsere of "Coutny" class, the following armored cruisers -Rill be incluHul, th? Buryialus, Hague, Brilliant and British admiralty. questions in. ths Legislature of A. J. Robertson, leader nf the Hon n. 'Citehing stated that the temporal j goveiiiirtent buildings cost when completed, Ten ders gfvrn in detail in reph- tr another question from Robertson Finlay and Gushing argued the had no fixeci policy in giving out iiifomiation. in newspapers. An act, of expediting dccLsioiia of constitutional and olhei legal questions was given a third reading. one with the business interest of the city at heart sHbuld be piescnt. HARD TIMES DHORONTO Hndreds of Babies Stane i to Death in Come of Out., .Feb. 4.T-Ovcr- one hundred babies have to death in' Toronto >fn'ce, KcV Year't the twenty-foul said Mist, Cook, wo Uniorrf WITH OVERPAYING Hen WCI hold you responsible. Xever enter .my presence again." There U a rumor that Franco hiding in this city but best inform- ation ig that he is living with reia- L.ives at Casablanca. Reports today that Lisbon is tranquil. MY IT'S COLD Mercury Away Down at And BrtKfcvills (Western Associated Press.) Brockviilv, Feb. animals on the G. T. R. train perished here last night when the thermometer ref- thirty-two below. The .he doctor's sad verdict. She told E refused to accept farther' ship- sorrowful tale. She had been getting ip'at five .o'clock ovrry morning ir >rdcr that her huFband miqht sot of pick and shovel to be :a time to get a chance for work. He had only been able to get it lor one week in the lact fourtoen. "The majority of little ones who have died from starvation have col lapsed because the mothers were vested vith hunger, and were unnbh :o give them L nourishment." WHAT THE LE1HBRIDGE BOARD OF TRADE NEEDS Press 1 Wnunpeg, Feb. first heavy snow storm of been an un- winter has now goi the Canadian grasp. Starting twenty-four hours ago the precipitation has boon re- ciarkably .heavy'. and although there is little wind to pile up drifts fall.; Mocked, traffc btiwotin the LaHea ately the weathef is mild ,n nd train operaton have not had to contend with the hitler1 cold which last week fir Ihe.'most record and.railways have r been 'abie to" get out- percentage of grain than in any other history of the country, indicate that f Armors have diiVvItf in marketing their ]aa the consequence a div manifcatcd in mcnts present low temperatures. Montreal, Feb. is twenty-four below here today and this combined with a cutting wind has delayed air trains and tied traffic. Even" the street railway is finding trouble operating. It was forty-six below last night at Richmond. TO KILL THE BILL (Weatsm COMHODIOUS OFF ICES, WELt- FURNISHED AND SUPPLIED WITH NEWSPAPERS AND SAMPLFS OF THE PRODUCTS OF THIS DISTRICT VISITORS CAN BE -ENTER- TAINCD AND INFORMED WHILE IN THE CITY, Kdmoi.ton, Feb. dispettsat? btl to roruUte the sale of intoikftt-, inif liqnnra in Alborta which in- troduced in the local Legislature last up for second reading to- morrow and will probably be killed. MURDER AT FCRNIt Report Canceminf Cevrt Martial af Tws (Western Aesocietad PVwa.) Kerr.ie. B. C.. Feb. V-J. 1: -ron WAS fatally Atabbed Bight 'by two Italians. SCHOOLS OF ALBC RTA TMEBt CUT1 ARt IN ft RI OR VIEWS Of THE OFFICES Of THE MEDICINE HAT BOARD OF TRADE Asasciatwl j Edmonton, Feb. awwcr to question submrted bj the Oppoei- :ion, Premier Rutherford today staV the governmsnt did act rithcr i 'lonomjnationul 9choola in the' -jvince. They recognised aclMees which he there were SSi i September. IMS. si New Year. ;