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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 7, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta VOL I. LETHIR1DQE, ALSERTA, F H I DA V; F B R U A R Y 7, lift. O: 41, SffrONWUP SUCCESSFUL is fdkff Lint Poficy Sustained by Kg Majority Ottawa, Feb. the House of Commons, Hon. Clifford Sifton, f-x- riiimster" of the' interior, resumed the di-bate on R. S. Lakc'iJ motion for an investigation of limbo; limit alien- ations. .He said "tlui Vonservativos abandoned limits under the previous government not from viitue but b> causo of tht'ir inaccessibility and limited miles for a'population of a hundred th'ousand whereas thc UP THE LADDER May Aifept Roman Lit- for Thoir WrltUn and Prtntod Tokio, IVu. movement for l'roinoter.j the abolition of of the the ideograph and the substitution of Roman letters in written and piinted language of Japan 'are en- listing tiie aid of many prom- inent in literature and business. At a largely attended meeting Count Okuma ppoke enthusiastically in fa- vor of the plan. ideograph, KB id the count, has played a gieat part in the ihe Knst, especially in .enabling Japan to assimilate Chiiu'Si' literature and civilization, but now, in assimilating tlic greater. civilization and literature of the Oc- cident, the .ideograph .wns the givat- est obstacle. Ideographs are written .signs used by the Chinese ami Japanese for ex- pressing words or ideas. They num- ber several 'thousand, so that it is al- most impossible for foreigners to learn them. Liberals had granted but Hcr'B for nine 'hundred thousand tion. It was. the .'duty of ,the_ Govern-, nient to see that into hand of operators -ami this the admitted.- In 'the ease of two thiuls of the leases, op- eration ''should "'be. compelled 'in the interests' of settlers, and the Liberal resolution had done this. The limits should and had been sold to the bidder, yet the'. Conservatives suggest to pry into the tenders'. The charge has been made the sys- .teni of disposing of limits was .vicious yet it was inaugurated by the Con- servatives in 1889 and was satisfac- tory to both sides of the House until now.. Mr. Sif ton had found the sys- tem in existence and did not change it. Dealing with Mr. fcorden's reu- aons for '.demanding-; an 'enquiry that limits had been, sold without valua- tion, the system existed since The prices quoted by H.B.Ames were absurd. There had been few timb sales in the West and consequently speculative values were- chimerical; There were few timber buyers for timberlainds because of the supply from British Columbia and the Brit- iah .Columbia limits a drag on life j market and comparing, U6 said the 'in G4: hundred at an of per square mile while Quebec in seventeen years: sold miles for en average of Regarding Ames' conclusion that the Cedar, Moose and -Government Like limits formed Winnipeg's supply he said that whereas the limits didn't con- tain two million, three companies 'in the Rainy River and Poriige district were cutting over 115 milli.m feet an- nually and had a supply for .thirty years and along the transcontinental an enormous supply exist.--. .He 'was willinp to accept the responsibility for his administration aiui .'.cited the superintendent of fort-say that it would -take 220 vears to o.vhaust the visible supply at the pres-'-nt rate of operations and without allowing for the growth on the reserves. Recog- nizfng that the fertility o[ the West SUICIDE AT Winnipeg, Feb. WINNIPEG Frank Drew an insurance agent, who shot, him- aelflast night in the side of the 'head at a city hotcj, died at six o'clock yesterday morning in the gf-nr-ral hospital. He the revolver to of his head .but the bullet was "only a 22 short and the injury was such that he lived 'all-night. He left -notes of .reprut, and was con- scious almost to the end. CELEBRATING RELEASE OF COMRADES WMU Srfngists a Gay Tm i Luta Hare (WMtorn Associated Fob. hundred Suffragists headed by a band yester- day .assembled -in front of MR. M.; CYANS to Rumor 'Connoctod WiOnCturt LETHBRIDGE A BUSY CENTRE Business Must Bs Good II Freight are Indication Hallcnvay jail to celebrate the liber- ation of four of their comrades who hud. suffered throe weeks dom." As thc quartette left tho tftrU-s the band up Conquering Hero Comes" while the unnuirlyred multitude 'shrill cheers rose. After the inevitable photograph had Ix-en. taken of the company they inarched to Velriau Restaurant', near thc Strand, whore j they breakfasted joyously. Many .speeches were, given thc .liberated women how the government Mid Devon u.'utl were victories for wom- en's union. In rThe been made that the property oppo- site the the .court houtte sjte was awweiited with rumor guying tJiat the agent haod- liittf tMe property had added to the price quoted to hi in by the owners, in ortlcr to a few hundred dol- laru extra. Mr. T. M. Kyans, speaking on be- half of the owners of the" property, to the rHerald .this morning said: "We originally gave Mr, H. V. Gib- bons an on the property at it to Mr. Gibbons govennuont- was the price -.vc named and is ofTerofl by us to .sell the property 'is the usual b per cent, commission. I think it is only fair to Mr.' Gibbons to makev that statement. 3Jr. Gibbons merely an option frouj us and submitted it jo ?ur. the as I said before, gave HL cent more." TALKWFAY0R OF GEORGIAN BAY CANAL WttU Neaa a Great Sarag Rates to the Westen Famers TO PREVENT DISEASE Motion Before the House of Commons at Ottawa TIN LIVES LOST MINE f Af----l- "ft I Terric ExpkiM a Coal KM it Port If .'.the', freight shipments Lo a place are any indication j to i prosperity, Lethbridgc't its going: ahead i and business as good as it bus been, (Wctttrn Associated Prm) Ottawa, Feb. the House of jf Commons on Wednesday timber bertha gave way to. the-quiet routine >f private members business. The ?remier and Hon. Bnxleur introduc- :d C. H. Lovoll the new member-for ijtanstead. Gervais, Montreal, secured .the first of an amendment to the cri- ninal code, the chief object being to j 'permit trial 'of defamatory libel with? >ut a jury by agreement of both par- ties. moved the appointment. of (Wtctarn AasocUtad ProM.) Ottawa. Feb. In the Senate Sena lor Castfrain .suoke of "the value of the Ceorjriau "iJayJJanal. Hy ,tho canal with the- two cents' to Montre- al, a hah' ot'iit for handling, four cents on the ocean, 'the 'cost- to Liv- erpool would total against 9 via >'cw York, Liverpool governed 'the markets of tlu> world and the benefit to Cnnadinn farmers especially with volume of business -that would be by cmml, would be great. Jicnator Ilelcourt movrd the adjourn- of the debate. Senator Power drew attention to lhe speech of Earl Carrington, pres- 5'U-at of the British Hoard ol Trade UNITED PARTY 7 i Dryan Democracy Now in Line of Battle New York, Feb. J. Bryan's stay York today was a strenuous one. After a morning the committeemen, he hurried to he was tendered a reception by Bird S. Color, president of the borough, and made a bpeech, in which he declaied that the democratic parly hclds a united front and was in a 'position to fight the divided enemy. Then hej made a trip to Harlem, where he ad-j meeting of. the Young Men's Hebrew asocial ion. Tonight he was the princijial jaieit and speak- er at the dinner of the Economic club. Six hundred auditors gave Mr. Bry- an an enthiibia.stic welcome at the meeting of the Young Men's Hebrew association, where he lauded the" Hebrews. BUSINESS IN THE WEST IS IMPROVING Baik Qeamp far the fet Week are Qate WINNIPEG GRAIN MARKET Winnipeg, Feb. The oats rnurkc-t compelled attention at the giain ex- change today, tho general tone, boing 3 Ca.sh dropped Higher grade was strong, but No. four cenU to 51. prectically unchanged from 'yesterday while May rejected went up two centfa to 43 1-2. 'local wheat, Febru- ary open IOC close 107, M. May 111 M close 111 3-8, July 113 1-8 close 113 the freedom of British beef to the army would cost throe qusir- tors of a trillion dollars, but rievcr- tholcss opposed the removal of tho embargo saying that" it would be :t to risk injecting British herds. Were they informed there no (li.syase in Canada? Senator Scott said the fear of con- tagion a convenient pretense for protw.ting competition. MUST LIVE AT LETHBRIDGE COMPENSATION ACT of freight to for firms in this city. This docs not include partial- car lots and small shipments of- freijcht. The 'dealers arc, doing huainess and expect do more. The traffic this January is about twice as irrcat as that. of last (Wtttern AiMciated Press.) i Montreal, despatch 3 from Port Hood, X. S., says as the result of tan "explosion on': one of the soutlvjevds-ohthc coal mine this ten men were imprisoned and' -be- lieved kiled" by-fire damp.'Seven' lormatiori was necessary before parlia dealt" with -the "subject proper- clear that of 3G7 berths now in force, only 56 covering less than a thousand miles were' in frocc yet he claimed vas to give an opportunity .over miles were alienated. AE I -or UP a11 doubts. ly. Since 1897 the company seemed to be controlled by a few privileged in- dividuals. It was estimated to cost .'our million dollars but the cost grew by year and at present nobody resfjonbibe fur the' work. The Premier in agreeing to the mo- ion said erroneous opinions said.gov- rrnment coimection prevailed and it a matter of fact, of the eleven Sen Dr. Black moved, seconded-by Mr. ators and members receiving j >hisholm, that, the time has come .vhen -the government should perfect organization whereby present scienti-1 The rescue work was in charge ona of ic acknowledgement should be made C were Conservatives arid 5 Liberals He gave instances of what he Introduced in the Legislature at Ed- monton Eflect of New Order ot C P. R. Will Increase s sidcred Unfair conditions and con saic broken out up till noon. Thex cause' of the accident, is unknown but it is 'Understood to be powder or some" other ex- plosivo, as the mine was ex- amined, half an hour; before accident and there-was-no of gas. The mine is suponed to be the safest in the Province-. men wejre shut off and bodies have been the mine being in the .same condi tion as before, the explosion. All miners volunteered for rescue which was continued without difficulty. Work wilLbs-i aa usual tomorrow." (WnUrn AMMciaUd PTMS) i Edmonton, Feb. thc Legisla- j ture this afternoon the act with.res- pect to the compensation to workmen j for injuries sustained in course of} employment will "be introduced by Croxv s >cst- Tabs Division passcngc Attorney General Cross. Tins was f- 'trams would hereafter have Cuter originally for the benefit of the mm- i... t f, -r idge us a. terminus instead of Medi- ers but the "scope is now i-. discussed on the streets during the wcekT On (Western Attociated Winnipeg, Man., Feb. bank clearings for the.week ending Feb. 6 w that business in- licated by the returns of Winnipeg clearing house, is rapidly improving here being a gain of nearly-two nillion over ilie returns of the vveok a yc-nr ngo, while sucli Hnah- ial centres as Toronto and Montreal jhow a big falling off.. The returns include thirteen of ihe important financial cehtrea in the Dominion, including Calgary and Edmonton, and the cumulative Ire-- suit is that bank clearings for Can-" ada during the past week closing', yesterday showed a total IOBB thirteen d a half millions as compared with the same week a year ago. Win-; which clears for much of the West- and is the most 'accurate baro- meter financial, conditions and it mny be'taken that financial depression of the past few months is lifting. The following are "the figures: Montieal, this, week last year, thin week, last year, Winnipeg, this last year, Calgary, Kdmonton, THAW MUST WAIT (mediate' Effort, to Release fashioned'on-the English 'Act making employers liable for injuries sus- tained by employees. The second rending will be on February Kth. ENGLISH PAPER SUSPENDS Not Tribune, a Liberal Organ, Did Receive Support (Western Press.) London, Feb. Tribune, the interviewed: on the .subject Lawrence stated that -rather j than a change of this'nature i put into elYeet, the schedule has been t re-arrimgcd in such a manner that instead of. passengers from thc East changing cars for the Crow's Pass _at Duniiipre Junction, as form- hen-nfier be brought into Hal and transferred at this point. This change went into. cdcct on Tuesday and the concession (Western Xew York, Liberal newspaper, which was found- of ed two years ago, announced yester- i day that its todav would bo the! __ __ 1 last owing to the lack sulhcioiit f capital to carry it on. that will bo the citizens ol efforts ha.'e bv boLli T. A. Burrows. M.-P., had practically .practically advisable for supression all the available timber along the G j >f preventable disease. Dr. Black said T. P. and that Burrows" was always phe demand was growing whereby the and the prosperity of CannfJ i depends sucsssful bidder against the mystical] vould put forth every effort for pro j on the preservation" he Imperial Pulp company. of public health. Scientific Crawford, of Portage, in reply I care had almost obliterated small pox had established a systci.-i of. fire- iruarding that had wit'io it doubt saved more timber than .sc-jrxlon the limits sold. When he brrnipht in the first estimate for the inaiuv ;ration! of the plan of tree planting ;he Oppo- sition fought it on the ground that waa a political schenK1: Since then nine million tree's have" been planted on Dr. Roche said he was surprised, that, after, as expected, defending the administration, Sifton, had down without expressing an opinion on the resolution and the necessity for the investigation. In spite of all Sifton had said the policy that per- mitted allegation of hniidreda of quoted figures to dispel the idea ul collusion. Near midnight J. G. H. Bergcrson ind leprosy, arid other diseases should be vastly reduced. Dr. McTntyre favored a government Mil immigration or- the movement 'of >eople from- east to west suffering :rom disease. He was of the opinior ;hat the spread of Christian Science lad done a great deal to foster ination of contagious diseases. of square miles was wrong. The'duty of the Governmont was to hold.the .land-UJH they were valuable and he charged that in the entire matter the government discouraged interests of the West. They had prom- ised to place timber on th-T free list but had not done so. Imvstigation last year showed a combine but no steps had been taken to rcnu-dy mat- ters. Mr. Turiff in reading the list of who rftcrived tim- ber berths refrained from mentioning the Liberals who had re- ceived berths. Dr. Roche read thc list, among whom were C. J. Mickle, Liberal lealcT in ihe Manitoba Legip.kture; B. K, .Chaffey, Liberal candidate for the Legislature in East Wfnnipec; Hufh Sutherland, ex-M. P.; J. D. Me Arthur, Alex. McDonald. J. W. "SSfton, father of Hon. 'Clifford Sif- ton; J. D. Daff; all Christie, Brandon; A. C. McCool, M- P. Nipiasinf, 8. J. Jackson, P. Gimlie, OMS. Whitehead, Capt. Rob- inaton, Selkirk. Senator Cox. Robert Jaffray and Premier Rutherford of Alberta. He amid that thc answer of tfee minUter ol UM interior made it made a characteristic.speech and said board of health: He pointed out the the "members of the Sturgeon Lakf-1 .axity of safeguards placed on inter- j Lumber company which secured berths, included Turiff, A. son and Geo. He thought the names were familiar. Staples of McDonald said Sifton, Turiff, Adamaon and Burrows were known as the "big four" in the West. Judging from all experiences they been successful in their timber opera- tnona and were making a vulgar dis- play of wealth. v Hon. Mr. Foster expresed surprise that the only member of the Govern- ment who had spoken was not in thc Governrtfcnt at the time the deal was i responsibility Mr. Oliver 'disallowed and Sifton glorified of mine manager McLelland. Four of the dead are Bulgarians and the other are: J. Camp- bell, R. McDonald, M. L. Gilis, W. McKenzie and.A. R. McDonald. WAS SAVED BRITISH MONEY 111IL KlUfV E. i 0 i wen made at ditierentrtnnes bv both to carry it on. It has been i n' l the Hoard ot ami the Council the largest, best printed and f. f ii-i- i. this advantage for the city. conducted of London dailies but The circumstance which gave never seemed to have gamrd popu- t, fc to, the rumor was apparently tho I abolition of 'Ihininorc Junction as a i passenger, slut ion. The transfer of SOCIAL AND DANCE telegraph in.struincnts, etc., to Coi- i eridifc hns just beon completed. 1k.- An Enjoyable Function Held-by the i ginning on Monday next, thc cngfnos on the .service cnsL of Ijcthbridge will' Secure made said- Oilort out of Matttiwan. Tho conference was held just before Littleton start- ed on a two trip south. v that 31 rs. Thaw is his side: Littleton believes ahat and his wife be compelled to wuit patiently legal action that can hardly be started before iApril next. Mr. STIRLING EVENTS John Larson Was" Considerable Sickness Sons of Enriand GOVERNMENT DEFEATED Sir Harry Maclean is New Safe FTM Hw at Taiper limsclf. He arraigned the Govern- ment who had hunted Conservatives members through the royal commis- sion on insurance, though it was Premier Courticc and -his govern- ment in whose hands the nfTairs of the Ycmnp: Men's Oluli have been placj for the two months, mot crushing' defeat at thc Mock Parlia- ment last night outvoted on a division on the reply ;p the from the by a large majority. Thc Premier's resignation will The social and dni.ce given by the lay off .at Coleridge, which .will mean thal lhlvc or four crcws uili Pride of Lodge No. 2 to nmko lhoir at.Lcth- of nt this point. Tho (Sj'Ctirtl to The UcraUl.) Feb. tho 3rd inst., on his home from Lcthj .John became very ill. lie hail purchased some biscuits to cat. on the-way, home iind while eating these .he suddenly .seized with cramps in tlic stomach and Very re pains in the kidneys. Though had a, load on his wagon he -.whipped..his. horses into a run in an .widyavp.rv to reach home as quickly the Sons of Diglnnd Benefit Society i in the K. Hull last night was Lawrence .sayf, will Ini very SUCCOS.SJul cwnt. The; 1US effect .sinKlo men proKntmmc was contrilmV'd to hy raihor tha" .wilh fnmiHcs. Tho Messrs. H. J. II. Skt'ithr E. 0. Stick-jrcniovnl of is to be re-j ley, A. Ely. F. G. ;uul i course, but the tlisiulvsxn- in thtr lutnris of Walter Appleby, each of exceptionally good and were called upon for encores. Bro. Appleby, worthy president of thc lodge, occu- pied thc chair, and Bro. A. Ely ac- companied in his usual first class Tangiers, Feb. style. After the close-of tho concert. Maclean, caninnder ;he SuitftiiVi j-uom was'cleared nnct dancing body guard and next thc most, in- vantage is more than off-set by the arrangements whereby all passengers from the main line to points on, the Crow Division make a stop-over in Medicine Hat. LIVE STOCK CONVENTION fluential men in Morocco, arrived! here under escort from: the bandit Raisuli who has held him ;under bondage for the last'-'severe-months. iu until II i when -an interval was taken for thor tomorrow, and the loader of I.He was brought here in accordance a perfectly legitimate business trans-jthe Opposition, lion. AV. !l. McLol-1 with the agreement, which the Brit- land will nsked to form n govern-j jgh government filially succeeded in [making with Rai.suli for release, in The finishing -blow was administer-} action, but .Liber employ lawyers and people who go through back doors to secure advan- the Government .saw no rea- son for investigation. The Opposi- tion does not make investigation of the policy of the department but of its practices." What Parliament hud to do with Mr. Turiff was not to in- him as a member but as a paid'.official. The latter's speech in the Stanstcad campaign and his sub- sequent action in the House caused him (Foster) to have less faith then formerly. He misrepresented thn facts. The Speaker objected and For- ester withdrew his remarks sxibsti- tuting "incorrectly staled facts." A division took place at 3.30 this mornisif. The Government had a majority ol 94. (Westtrn Associated Press.) Ottawa, Naiional Con-1 light supper provirlcd by Mr. i vontion of the.Livo Stock C." Charles of the new Hub Cafe and'j ttsst'mbUrd An iutornsiing j Mr. Charles proved himself a.. thor- i paper was-rend by R. G. Matthews, I oughly capable caterer. Dancing-? of Maclcod, Altn., on thi> future o was and carried on till ranching and live stock in thc prai a. m., when the event closed with the national nnt.hcm. Nearly 100 were present and the hall was tastefully decorated with palms, bunting and ric provinces. Robert' Sintur., Be- gina. eonmiontod during discussion on the cry advanced that with the i but one horse soon gavp rn.iiitching the: other horse he him and rode towards. home with all possible speed. -Mr. Jjurson, was coinpellml to dismount, strvoral limes because of the severity of the pain, which he descrilxsd as unbearable. When the genlieman arrived at his home Dr. Rivers happened to be in town, as he has been much of the time of late, and was immediately cnllorl to the Ixarson He was at a loss to account for the condi- j tion of the pntient until the latter th'dL last spring.he. had Spanish he tisetl blister a Inme horse in the same that thc biscuits had beea placet! in. This threw some light, on Ihe matter and the Pr. corT- cluded that the cause of the gcntlc- i'mori's ailment Such relief as could be giv- for vbich Britain pav? thc Union Jack ed by who-in a forceful ._, advance of mixod termms and coinc nliw nc is iunv rapidly. severely frilici7.tit the govern- ment. for their Inck 'of attention to thc poor {Trading of jrrAin nnd i'or ftllowinff jyrain to mixed in loading so as to be placed in grades in 000, to protection and immunity from arrest. RATE WAR OVER 15 The debate on the budget Montreal. Feb. cable to tmuetl with animation. The ngents from Liverpool .'says that-At- cials situnlion was thoxcwchlv riis-I lanJir rate war is uo cussed with the view to 1 on the nineteenth to tjftfc'okf summer MONTANA FOR TAFT inrrvuls into the country still more cattle would I, Mrs' l" Bltkcr 5s improving slow rniaod'iuid the product more nnishcil. ns nr" Afflictctl wilh llplona. Fob. to the! Record, the Holcnn Republicnn Taft is the choice of Montana Repuh-1 Hcnns for thc nomination of presi-j ELEVATOR BURHED AssocUled UInkier. Man-. Feb. The bnbe of MrV aYid Mrs. F. is very sick with bronchitis. On the inst. Mrs. T., Owdon ave birth to a fine ten pound boy. the condition of club. The Club having accepted an Invi- tation to attend a social to jriv- cn by the Quarterly Official Boi-.r.l Wesley Church next Thurmlay even- ing, to meet on evening next t fijirtires and special winter rales Arc eliminated. Alter March 31st, there will V.e an increase of on sill tickets. rebates on return iJck. number Tsft either the first. s-> OgiUie conrsc fnmijy rejoice but the tfcpQ-. jolevator conumingnbout Ton hundred and fifty queries 1s l V sent out to Hepublicans throxiRhout proun tot )1J' known. was burnod to the The cause is the state and answers xvere re- ceived. The vote shows that out of this! cts which will be fTO9d n. small but ;