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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 6, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta y 1 VOL I. LCTHiftlDGE, ALiCftTA, THUfttDAY. FEBRUARY I, III! NO..41 MEETING OF BOARD OF TRAD CONYBEARE RE-EU BOARDS AFFAIRS TO BE CONDUCTED BY A COUNCIL t fig Rub to Pay fe Fire- t Mar Fee STASftCO IN FIVC PLACtt But Grtat Narthairn Kaapar at Farnia May (Vtfaatarn Aaiacjaiad Pratt.) 1 Furiife. "Frbl K. Caiueroo, timekeeper on thelJQreat Northern ex- tension was in a" houae, in a restricted part of the town with a frifud, when two Italians came to the door and provoked a fight. During the fight the Italians drew knives and tiiiH, the friend with' k warning to Cameron Cameron, however, was atabbfd in five places though he is expected to recover. The Italians were arrested the morning in old at 1 a.m. BRITISH COLUMBIA PASSES NATAL ACT H the Board of Trade remains as wide-awake aa it last night at the annual meeting it will be a go- iug concern and accomplish a great deal for the city lor whose benefit it exists. -When President F. P. Conybeare calkd the meeting to or- toe Council chamber was filled with a representative gathering of tethbridge business men. Among those present were C. F. P- Cony- beare, H. J-- ,H. Skeith, Wni. Oliver, Dr. Galbraith, J. Young, F. Kenny, "j. R. Anderson, W. A. Hamilton, M. .E. Cooper, Win. C. R. Dan- it 1, F.'W. Downer.' Ev- Wv SIcMullen, JJ. C. Moore, A. 'U. Kylawls. J. D. .HiginbnthanV Mayor Henderson, Aid. Macbeth', Aid. Cun- C. K- Soarsc. G. M. J. Taylor, J. L. Manwarring, 0. D. Austin, M. 'G. C. McDonald, X. T.. Maclood, G. W. Robinson, H. E. Miebach, R. ger, F. E. Mason, E. N. Higinbothiira, Aid. Hutton, A. H. F. J. McKeovu. C. Ives, -F.. Sick, R. Sage, T. E. Pattcson, M. Barford. Alter the approving of, the min- utes the notice of a motion1 concern- ing the membership -fei.' It was pro- posed to raise' the -lee rro-n to which mas accordingly clone.11 As -a great number of those present, were T. P. FOREMAN KILLED (Waatam Aaaaaiatoal Praam.) Kenorfl, Feb. quilting time last evening, Colin Campbell, employed" as foreman at Campbell's camp No. 3 on the Transcontinental; fifteen miles north of here was killed and two, whoae names are unknown, were badly injured. HON. MR. GUSHING TALKS ABOUT SITE He Teis tke HenU He Has No PreforoKe rf tke Lepsbtarc was ciaUd Victoria, FJv a unammou vote the'Natal pushed yesterday.. The Ueut.-Gover- nor will bV asked if he agreed with lion. Bowser, attor aey general, mill appoint officers aw so force the -Act mean fight in the courts with the Domin ion. today refused adopt anti-Asiatic clause in the bil granting exemption from taxes to railways "for ten years. The Government's rea.son was tha the Ottawa 'government would disu.1 low the Bill with such a clause as i tfas with other bills. The province today asked leave-t' appeal to the Privy Council aga'ms the recent decision -by .Judge Clemen that British Columbia has up juris diction to grant The c.vs will be.argued-in The Domin ion government take part If the appeul Mils Ottawa b "Did you at any time express to retro-active legislatio IF MAID OF 7UK C. F. P. CONYBEARE, K.C., D.C.L. President of the of He Is dtnt of. the Aacoctated Boards of Trade of Southern 'A'.btrta And Ranks 'at a Foremost Citiztn of j Lethbridge And Alterta rrsopopiiLAR AT BOARD OF 1HADE FRANCE PREPARING FOR TROUBLE IN MOROCCO i Anqr PnUle Cifet Crisis CAUGHT ON tANAOIAN SOIL CanadU at Manitoba CONDUCTOR BLAMED (Waatarn Montreal, Feb. The coionor's jury today found G. T R. conductor, Win. F. BoUomly criminally respon- sible for the deutli of Fireman Her- bert Simmomla who died from in- juries in a collision between two freight trains on 29th at Ste. Martin Jet., QuL'. Jury held the accident happened because the train was not properly protected FUGS TO FLY IN SCHOOLS OF THIS PROVINCE Air, Hehderson or -Mr. Conybcare a vaHdating all divorces granted by preference for the Presbyterian church. Bntihh Columbia Courts since con- site over the 'other on not mmbers, a motiou was them -There '-w a violent rush- "oi cheques 8 Lakh -had pro1 'vidc'd.. The Secretary of the Dominion Fair wrote saying that it would be impossible to give- the .-.ixty ,feet of asked for. H.K.Mi' and W. Henderson moved that special com- mittee deal muter. It was by -the meeting that a tent should be secured for exhibit. An audible smile came across the faces of the members a letter 'from the Gleidu'n Board of asking. the Boa ni'.s assistance la the college 'for that place was reait ThesecrcUrv 'vill Bonid aware that this 'Board is committal to another quarter. Letters from the Calory Albcrtan and the Canadian "Manrficturew As sites you had Hon. W. II. C phone by the Herald ;this morning. C. not after I'got" options on When" the site uas sug- 'geited, 1 said that it -would be -a vevy Hnice site but have no recollec- jn tion of expressing a "preference SERVICE IS THE BEST Refers Complaint About Freight x '-'Service ta J. the local C. P. R. to the Herald's inquiry it." the reply. for .concerriinp the local, freight service complained of at the lioard of Trade Further BREAD GOES UP Montreal ct (Wottom PTCM.J Montreal, Fob Bread has'gone up in Montreal, the inaitcr bakera having advanced the price of 'four sociation were referred committee The 1 itter letter WPS a solicitation for advertising in their organ, Industrial Canada PRESIDENTS report 'was read as -follows To the Members of the Lcthbndge Board of Trade, does not soem to the pubh I cviit loavCH to five and- eight cent Asked if anything farther had been meeting last night said that the settled, Me. Gushing, said that noth- present seFvice for way freight is .ing was-settled and that.he could the bestMhe city had. Thu ob- say .nothing mrther. J jectionvto: the'-west'service has been ovcrcorte for about weeks. There j hafl been during- that time a way freight leaving1 mor uing at 5.3O for Crow's N'est r.from wh'Lh j-cmt there is nnother local nay freight There is nou no dn- fkulty in the quick hand- ling freight east and west. loavti to nine Further ad.ancfi may be expected in the spnng when it M believed the] of wheat in the country will be found to be seriously depleted while the high ruling pnce of wheat is giv- en br for the advance the mam, reason It 11 also claimed have been the practice former jearu for any- r ports to be made by the President or the Execu- tive, but I believe it be- a valuable practice .to adopt.' Owing to the delays which _occvr- red, in connection with .the annual meeting for .1907 our papt year been curtailed to a period Q little months, eo that ...thft'-nutn meetings held, both 'of thcj Board and "the Executive, have boon j below the normal figures. During! this period there have beer, held eight of the. Executive, .showing .that ilic meetings of the Executive still preponderate in although not so largely as they did in. the pro- ceeding year. decrease. in the number of Executive meetings was largely due to lack of funds, as not that other expenses connuected with have so increased that it in ncceswry to show profit. manager says the further advance in the price of flour w .owing to the small quantity of good Bulling wheat and consequently anti- cipates .a further advance in the price of bread. EAST IS HARD HIT A. Southard Lethbridge Better Off Than Any Plact He A. Sothard has juit returned from a five weeks 'trip through the central and eastern atatcs and eastern Can- ada. Lait evening, the Herald inter- viewed him r business con- ditions in tho parts he visited. BJG STOflM IN OfTTARIO this morning. PftlNCt ALKWT MAN KILLlO i being in a position to receive or en-i tertain visiting associations all work in connection 'with arranging for such visits." or for their reception was necessarily eliminated. But the experience of. the, past two years fully justifta the abortion that the Executive does monv work than the Board. Our present .Executive is j composed of members includ-1 nor over by a C. N. R. yard ing thd secretary, and yesterday and horribly. three ex-omcio members of whom five constitute quorum, and experience shown that the elected members are usually all present Executive meetings, whilst on. the hand, at Board where a quorum in none loo good in thf> said .Mr. Southard, "and the there M much more keen- ly felt than in the West. If. .is felt at Winnipeg and Regina much more than in Lethbridge, which is in the beat position financially, of any town in the I visited. There are of unemployed -in Toronto. Tn New' York which is the' hardest hit of any, there are thirty-five thou- aaod people "out of employment ow- ing to factories closing down in only one jsectiorijifthe clly. -There is bsnl- ly a buainc.4n block in the city but has a businois in liquidation. There a groat difference between Jan- uary of this year and that of last, trains from the city were cancelled j when fvrrything was bustling in this morning. Five are. reported as j New York. stalled incrodiRg the C.P.R. cxpreses both ways. AH the northsra trains are cancelled. A cinow plow and two Traffic Many Trains af And Not on Poles on the Schools Decision of Legislature (Western Associated Press.) Edmonton, Feb. la the Legislature t.his A. J. RoborUon, leader of the Op- position, speaking in support of a resolution making ecmpul- of the .national flag: over school buildings in the Province, stated that pa- triotism was- not properly in- oculated throughout Canada and thnt there was in. Alberta a communitly which refused to accept the public school sys- toin of the Province. "He was asked to name but did not do so. The premier stated-.ho knew of no iuch Hon. -Mr. Gushing brought statistics to show-that flying of flags entail- an expendi- ture of a to each rural school., v Tho premier moved'an amend- ment to' the resolution to the effect .that'-it was advisable to 'have-.the. flag in every school and lessons of hs taught. The amendment car- ried. The debate was hot. Deputy Speaker. Boyle .pr.e- 1 seated a "report of the com- mittee on municipalities which 1 .recommended in .view of the varied -to munici- pal charters being applied for, the committee deems a general municipal act advisable.- (Wttttm Emersou, Feb. Foiilkes, the United StaU'a officer who dis- himself by kidnapping Albert E. Toltpn and Isaac C'asHon on Canadian soil, upon which pro- ceedings are now notice at Ot- _ tawa and Washington, apparently; bought the affair had blown over nd he took a trip to Winnipeg pre- umably on consular busincAB but Forester, the lawyer in whoae fu> eawe baa been placed, being aware f presence in the city, had him hadowed and the provincial 'police arrested him a few yards from the Mundary on his way home, being i'aiis, Feb. Le aat on account of the gravity of the ituaiion in Morocco which shows no inn of improvement, orders have n issuwl for the laoboltzation of entire army Corps' and "of colon- al troops including: the famous Spa- is. which- arc stationed at arrisons throughout France. The weakness of. Spain is shown by- its efusal to join in military ions. It has thrown the entire bur- en of restoring' order on Franco. lAiris. Feb.' The Morocco entan- glement threatens to bring about abinet crisis which will result .in the retirement, 'of the foreign 'minister and Uie installation ot' Chau minihter, which m-ill be op- enly hostile to Germany. -The-.for.c- .statements of M. Delcasse who was driven from oftiee because he op Gerniiiris intrigue in 3Iorocco to profound impression Vlter years" of; voluntary retire ment from ititenttttional politics. now recognized AS thd most pomer ful in France today. Duriog regime he was instrumental bringing about the entente with Dri tain, which is the most powerful" as- set of thih nation today and MAYOR BROUGHT UP THE NATTER Delate Git Very lira Mi Sevcnl taken from the train by the con- table on a warant prepared in an- icipation. Foulkes made a violent protest against the arrest but CoiuUble Wil- son who boarded the train at Winni peg the detective were uot to be ooled and ail here. landed their quarry in FRANCO KNEW ABOUT PLOT T. ismimle La, Pliw if London. Ffb. special dns- are abundant that the popular opin ion, and the scVitjment of the ehara his return to office heart ol ject of in Morocco for. of this country's vested rightat lit- Algeria. Franco 'late Acco" fully wordingJ to ihe'dcs; patch-the, former premier kt V.Lisbon in Galicia. Mayor brought up the oft be court houae site at Board of Trade meeting, last eight. He said that the executive of the Board of Trade and city council had twice recommetided the Presbyterian Church site. Now he understood that a petition wis circulated in favor the site in frant ot the Barracks This would delay matters he thought as a quar- rel over the site would postpone the building ot the court house. It would- the building of the I'rWbyterian Church as they would not be build unless they sold the sit45." r The city wanted both huildinga as it would mean to tha city. t Max or cont that.the'itetition was being utftif handled as names were on the fhat did not count for unything. The people had un opportunity for ex-7 prvsbing thoir views'if they to. Xo one ha'i ever said anything him, und lion. Mr. Cushing had told them that he preferred the Prea- byierian Church site. Ex.. May or "GalbraitU Vilh tho Mayor's church built but did not ugree'Vith his that, the people had had an opportunity to express opinion. people .Gily'- Council i and tho there LAW REFORM IN ONTARIO A Ftaturt of .the Throne in'thi tura Toronto, Feb. ernor Sir William- IfortiMttri. Clark opened the Legisuature'.with.-the. ual military honors. fea- tures of the speech" were law reform to simplify ami, ch'eapen litigation. rc-arrangemerit and: large in appropriations for teachers' and the creation 01 the new- judicial district of Rainy River. London; fChrouick- to- day draws attention, to dinary feature of the' Portugese us- which is' that the plot wan not.only known to the ov- er a week before it place. that its scope and plan was publicly Announced to the world by Ifcuters Agency on January 2C. The only mistako-.madft-hy- thft latter was that Fridays Jan. 'HV. was- named as day. that, being the an- niversary rising atr sinalion real- Toronto, Feb. storm hai parnlyied railway LET GIUW1ATES SENATE WANDERERS Win an Excitin; CootMt at Mantrcai (Wwtarn Montreal, and hockey was witneaed between the Victorias and the Wahdereu laat night. At the end of hall time: the ncore was 4-0 in favor In thii second hall trie- -Wanderrre showed their strengtirand-at tJte'con elusion the score was time "mid wild the- Victor- ias won the ac- complished their to beat the an Oporto where; the ty took place on .tit, ioUowing day. It. is again' pointed out. that Pre- Ail -efTorts to gut blocked. He thought the petition. the bcsl way to gct'thc wish of people and he did was 'being unfairly used. C. O. K. Xourse 3Er. Gu- shing had stated positively that his favorite silc was that on Redpath St. his second choice wta opposite thii. IJarracks and his last the Jrres- byterian Church site. Mr. Nourse slated that the sale of the site would make no difference .to the building of the church as he had been told-that all the tenders hail' already been thrown out, being too High: Mr, liylands. interrupted that nothing in it. "Mr. Macbeth'is my j Franco was at that time wVl} J said. Mr. Noursc. "Isn't aware of the the Rcpub j that right Mr. Macbeth." "No, sir. Henna and wholu is be- you, have the wrong replied ffinninff to haw a most sfnister Iockjtnitt, jrentloinan, "I never said any- Strict censorship still .maintained1 thing .about it to you." 'over all emanating from IJcbon it afterwards wius shown that the but flies of Piaro publiahod afrer bad been made in Mr. Mac- awMuninationa openly accuse officer? jjjuth's oflke by other meuiber.s vof o.'military garrisons as being accom- the Board in Hr. Nourse'.o presence. plicett to', the plot. TO I WALL NO MfSftCPRCSCNTATiON n Sacurvng Slgnaturaa ta Ma Caurt- Hauat- SHa 1 President Conybeare made the state it laat night at tha .Board-. of that he knew of six naawa at- tached to the petition'favorinc kite on DuOeria St.. opposite the gate for Hoase. thnt.hud no right to bo .there or had fceen niisrepresentBr Mr. Bourse said that 4ie did not be- that the was being fair ly used. .The Mayor am! rresident Cony- beare both stated knew' of cases in which.the facts had been unfairly presented, the latter declar- ing that he kccw pi at least six mhosc names had not been fairly placed. Oae was his partner, JpDca, who had been ;told by Mr. Gibbona that Uw fresbytcrian church site was out of the question having refused and thmt.the petition to favor the Barracks site aa sskcd how the ea.stcrn whole-! viewed thoir we-sti-ru trade, Mr. Southard said that the'v were ngines are .derailed at Agincourt just a little scary and unccr'.iin. Ftincc "Albert. Fob. Wrifht 56, a well known ferry man, was Wright was slightly deaf and did not hewr the f rtgine; Both his Iffs and right hand were He WM taken to Victoria hospital and. his in whtre he died at two o'ciock this morn ing. Hit only ntive don. ia a broibcr ia Some wholesalers had been vory hard hit by the partial fsiluro of the crop, as they'. 'bnckixl business men with no ex- perience or capital other than nerve: Aa to tho financial prospects, ovory- one very hopeful. Tn Montreal it is-generally believed that the finan- will greatly improve. of the Leadsr in Regard to ike University Prcsa.) Kdmonlon. Feb. >fr. Robertson, leader of the Opposition gave notice! yesterday of nn Act providing for the election of the Senate -of the Al- (Waalarn -Montreal, Feb. CanndUn Pacific Railway company: de- cided to install system on all its ocean the Atlantic and the PaciScJ This action is caused by the Mount Royal break, down, whereby was for many days regarded as .lost, caueina; great anxiety to relations aru; friends of the passengers. The Empreasps on the Atlantic are nl- ready equipped ;with .Marconi system and are to up communi- cation from shore to shore with.-Tar- ious wireless stations with' cither ocean lincrj. seen the lift. that he had tion. One of Ihvtii; wan law par- tner'a. V. Gibborss'vcho-circulated the this "morning, ween Mr. Conybeanv and asked him names but; that declared he hud tbtc information second hand" except in the, of his partner. Mr. Clibbona person who petition knew what they financpi XIP- The; bortrt University wholly by the rcg-l are. ncciimuUting surplnsrs j istered graduate. Tho law at prcs- avaUsble for loans in R cnt provides that of members short time. Taking iiito aeipunt weather, crops A. Southard has jwat returned from than convinced that thero is no better pUec than Southern Al- berta. of the senate ten by the goveinment and only fjve by the graduates. Mr. Robertson's idew is to have the matter -of those pointnl nr sphere of political DEATH OF A LINEMAN Vancouver, Feb. Baird, A telephone lineman WAX fatally in- j jurcil in A morning. He WAS to remove telephone on Haal- injs street when the pole the ground and he thrown, from the top of the pole. U> tor resentatiun -whatever. titatocncnt that a, commercial nad petitfqn; WAS j correct. man bad a {right to do flo, Mr. Gibbons Mid, e Is a property owner in tho city. that on Kedpath St. Mr. Nourac and others warmly pro- teslctl that there had mis- representation there was no'need of any. the whole; city opposed to the site advocated by the council and the executive. A general in iic-up took place as to" Mr. preference qptho sites and rlccidedty opposite views were expressed. K. Sick stud that he thought the citizens should have a chance to 'express their opinion. His was that the :Prt3byterinn Church site was too small. On motion of Mr. llylahds mei'tina; adjourned takintf any- action. v DROP of wire when; then fell to the Ptr (Waatarn Aaaaciatatf Vancouvw, Feb. 6. ill men.decM- HJ i a reduction of pricea el per. Peoria, Feb. Fire swept practicrtlly one whole block on the south; of Adams 'in the principal business portion 'of the rtty this morning deirtroyinf one. f oar and one ihrcc storey and halt a doten two ntorey bandings a lost ;