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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 10, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta 1Ee Lethbridge Daily Herald VOLUME I'. UITHBRIDOE. ALBERTA. WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY If, CASES TO BE HEARD BY THE GOVERNMENT RAILWAY COMMISSION C. P. R. Wants To Make Jobbing Company Pay For Spur Taber Has Complaints Tho Board of Kail way Commission-to cover the cost of Ui6 .suid spur ii ers will meet here early next month. The cases to be heard are as follows: Complaint of the Royal Northwest Mounted i'oiice, re constructed in accordance with this application. Case Anolication of the Town of Clares- holm, Alta.. under Section 186 of the Railway Act, 1903, lor an Order C. P. Ry. to provide "directing Also failure- of the to supply an adequate number of cars for the movement of coal traffic. (Appl'n 8626; Casojl036.) ing where the company's railway inter- sects Third Avenue, in the centre of the said town of Claresbolm. Alta. (Appl'n 3783: Case 499.) Apnlication of the C. P. Ry., under Section No. 167 of the Railway Act, for an. Order authorizing diversions in its Crow's Nest Branch between Pei- p-an and Crow's Nest, 6902; Case 2951.) application is set down for consideration of the complaint of the towns of Cowley, Pincher Creek. Burmiss, and Blairmore, Alta., with respect' to this diversion. Application of the C. P, Ry.. under Section 29 of the Railway Act, to amend the Order of-the Board dated Februai-y 3rd, 1908, made upon the .application of the Northwest Jobbing and Commission Company, for an Or- der under Section 226 of the Railway Act, directing the C.P.R.. the Railroad Irrigation Co.. or both of the said companies, to construct and provide .a suitable branch or spur from the line of one of the said companies, or from the lines used jointly "oy them in their yards in the city of' Lethbridge, Pro- vince of Alberta, to the warehouse of the 'Applicant. company, in the s.aid city, according to the plan on file with the Board under Case No. 460, File No. 3955, so as to vary the lo- cation of the paid spur line and define the method of construction thereof, and directing the said Northwest Jobbing and Commission Company to pay into Court an amount sufficient! Association and the Cardst-m Hoard of Trade, respecting freight. passenger and- express rates charged on the Al- berta Ry. Irrigation Co.. to and from Cardston, Alta.. Also alleged non billing and posting of tariffs at station in accordance, with Railway Act. 3744.) Complaint of F. W. Ooilsall, of Cowley, Alberta, respecting passenger rates on the Canadian steam- ers between ports of on the Koo- tcnay and Arrow Lakes, r. (Ap- pl'n 5889.) Complaint of. .7. G. Cow- ley. Alberta, alleging rates charged by Dominion Co.. on milk, from Cowley. Alberta, to Mi- chel. B. C. (Appl'n 43 Complaint of F. W. G-oridaH, Cow- ley. Alberta, alleging excessive ex- press rates between Winnipeg and Cow ley. (Appl'n 4896.) LANQELIER'S MEMOIRS Some History of Province. Montreal, jFeb. Chas Langelier's 'lung-expected reminiscences from to 1890 have appeared und clear up some political matters of that period. Mr. Langelier repudiates, for in- stance, the Conservative accusations that George Brown planned the Let- ellier coup d'etat in this city. He declares that Lieut-Governor, Letellier dismised the Boucherville Govern- ment without any advice from Otta- wa or elsewhere. -He-also claims thai Tin si avirill A viifivwlnj-? the Lieut.-Governor would have called upon Mr. Chapleau to form a new Government. Regarding the appoint- ment of Archbishop Taschereau as Cardinal the memoirs state the nom- ination was brought forth by Vicar- General Legarie of Quebec, Chapleau and Sir John 'Macdonald. EXPLOSION IN MINE Yuseoka, Russia, Feb. ex sion occurred in the Catherine mine here today and was quickly followed by fire. One hundred and twenty-five miners were .imprisoned. WARNINNG TO MUNICIPALITIES Should Be More Careful In Their Financial Methods C. P. R. AFTER SETTLERS Montreal, Feb. 8. Dennis, of the C, P.. R. with headquarters in Cal- gary is here returning from London, Erig. The object of. his visit was to investigate immigration to Western Canada. The C. P. R. has .completed arrangements, he declares, for a com- prehensive plan of settlement of an immense irrigation area watered by the Bow River. -The scheme embrac- es an area of fully acres. A new department has been established in England f or jthe purpose of ing people inducing immigration to this area.. >l KING EDWARD AND THE KAISER SPEAK AND BANQUET TOGETHER Friendly Slatemepts Uttered By the Rulers Of Two Of the World's Great Nations Berlin, Feb. Edward and i the firin conviction that, your Majes- Queen Alexandra received a hearty j ties' visit contribute "to the reali. onH Uaton of these our wishes." welcome from the Emperor and the j German people today. King Edward replied saying in in German, rincipal interest m the first day "with, regard to the aim and desir- oi the British monarchs visit centred; ed of my visit( your Majesty in the speeches of .the Emperor and. given 'eloquent expression to my the King, when proposing healths dur- own and j can heartily re- ing- the-course of the gala banquet i peat tliat Our oeming is for the pur- at the Imperial Palace this evening. The speeches of both were of: the raost cordial nature, each emphasiz. ing the peaceful sentiments and the pose, not only of recalling before the world the close ties of our. relation- ship between our two houses, but aims at strengthening the friendly re- close relationship of the two nations. between our countries, and The Emperor, speaking in XJerman, j thus a general. which said Majesty may be assur-} my efforts are directed." ed with-me that my capital and the Tlie dinner was a brilliant specta- whole German empire- see in your, King Edward sat between the presence a token of friendly feelings Emperor and Empress, .with Queen a ad sentiments which induced your} Alexandra at the Emperors left. All Majesties to pay this visit The the imperial Princes were present, man people greet the niler of the i Prince Von Buelow, the Imperial mighty British world empire with chancellor, was seated opposite their the respect due him, and perceives i Majesties, surrounded by the Brit. in his visit a new pledge of the f u- _.. lure, peaceful and friendly .-..develop- Edmonton, Feb. 9. "It's high time the banks took some cognizance of the statutes of the province resrardinc the borrowing powers of municipali- said Jlr. Boyle of Sturgeon, in the House this afternoon. The occa- sion was the second reading lof a bill to validate and' 'confirm. -'a lylaw of the town of Lacpmbe to issue deben- tures to mise to pay off loans 7rom the Merchants. Bank of Canada. Puffer, Lacpmbe, in supportiag .'the bill, Said the floating, debt of the 'town had been increasing the last few yeairs and bank was pushing for a it- was imperative that the matter should be settled. the above remarks. and Mr. "Moore, Red Peer, also dep- recated, the way the municipalities come -to the firovemment for relief byl JAPAN IS IN A FOMENT OF ANGER Sensational Despatches From America Appear In Newspapers WANTS DOMINION TO PAY Saskatchewan's Account Handling Fanatic Doukhobort Ottawa, Feb. Scott, of Saskatchewan, is on a short visit to Ottawa interviewing the government relative to a number of matters af- fecting his province. He is asking the Dominion authorities to pay the accounts incurred by the Saskatche- wan government last year through a carload of fanatic pilgrim Doukhobors I who were shipped from Fort William by the Ontario government to York? ton, and left on the hands of the Sas- katchewan government. There were eighty in-the party, men, women and children. They were neither Canad- ian "citizens .nor British subjects and had been, living at Fort William for several months.' RUNNING RIGHTS OVER THE INTERCOLONIAL RAOOAD All Railroads Will Be Treated With the Same ation, Says Minister Of Railways Tokio, Japanese news- papers continue to be filled with de- spatches emanating from San jPran- cisco, New York and London, indi. MINISTER'S MURDERER HANGED Houston, Tex., Feb. Bas- kin, murderer of the Rev. W. T. Hud- son, was lynched by a mob here this afternoon. A crowd of over 300 deter- mined citizens took the" -negro from eating a serious increase of anti-Jap- j tree, anese sentiment Pacific states, which is said to .be rapidly tpreading to interior states The Asshi's San Franciseo correspondent lias cabled to alleged state- ments and utterances of senators and others which are of a most sensation, al character. The despatches state ihat all Pacific states are developing grave opposition; to the Japanese re- sidents, and legislative -mea- sures which deprive such resi- dents of all rights which enable them o reside and transact business in ihese state's. .These despatches are being widely read throughout Japan, and are creating deep impressions. The which is independent poli. icallyr editorially comments' on: the despatches, urging upon.the Japanese patience and a reliance upon the pet- er .elements .among the Americans the jail and hanged him to a nearby special legislation. 3. to rise" meni in the relations .two countries. suite and the German Ministers, table was strewn with red, white between our! and blue flowers, and the dinner ser- I vice was of gold. After dinner their "I know how much our wishes for j Majesties held a reception, and the the preservation and strengthening of f Emperor bestowed decorations on the peace are in. Accord, and-can offer no j members of the King's snite and the batter welcome than an expression of I Britisn Embassy. PANNED OUT WELL Patient in Verdun Asylum. Yielded Much Iron .-Montreal, Feb., hitman os- trich has just died in the Hospital for the Insane .at Verdun! He has been an inmate: for the past nine years, and during that time develop. ed a fondness for nails, wire, glass, hairpins, etc. Had not a piece of wire punctured his stomach he might- have lived and thrived for many years on his diet of hardware. Following the almost incredible list of articles found to have been swallowed by him. Three bundles of broom fibre; one piece of whalebone, eight inches long: one bundle of hair; one four inch'nail; a piece of wire, bound with string; one piece of wire four inches long; one three inch nail, with piece of cloth1 attached; one button hook; six pieces of pipe stems; twenty-one tobacco tags; thirty one- small pieces of wire; four screws; one piece of iasulated tape; one booteye; five one inch plum stones; one paper fastener; one piece of twist- ed picture wire; nine pieces of iron; nine pieces of glass; one iron nut; four hairpins; four tacks; one horse, shoe nail; fifty-two, two inch nails; saven two and a half inch nails; thirty-two three inch nails; one five inch and two pieces of stone, one half an inch square, the other an inch long and half an inch wide and half an inch thick. LOST IN DEATH VALLEY San Bernardino, "CaL, Feb. Melrose party of seven persons which left Nevada recently and became lost in Death Valley region has been res- cued by searchers who found the lost prospectors huddled together in a cave in the Danamint.. mountains, where they h'ad taken shelter Irom the heavy showers. ORDER FOR CHICAGO PACKERS London, Feb. Chicago firm has been awarded a contract to sup. ply the British array with corned beef for a period of three years. The meat will be. packed in Chicago under the supervision of officers. NEW BATTLESHIPS Washington, Feb. Senate committee on Naval Affairs today adopted the proposition in the naval appropriation bill for the construc- tion of two ton battleships. It is expected the bill will be reported to the Senate; tomorrow. Great Falls Men Here On Friday Three prominent Great Falls citi- zens will reach the city tomorrow night on their way to Edmonton to interview the Alberta government in rogard to the extension of the C.p.R. railway to that city. The members of the party are Hon. Charles M. Webster, who will lecture hero on Friday night. F. B. Bobbins, who is in charge of the Sun River Ir- rigation project reclaiming acres of land at a cost of seven mil- lions of dollars, and H. M. Strain, one of the lending business men of Great Falls. The latter gentleman is an advocate of better tradte relations between Canada and the United States and on that question at the Trans-Mississippi Congress at Se- attle. The trio will remain here all day Friday and it is likely they will ar- rive in time tomorrow night to attend the Board of Trade banquet. he said, "not for the purpose of tak- exception to this_..particular ibill but to-sound a note of warning in a very Important matter. The question involved is this: Was this obligation incurred for expenditures which: are properly chargeable, to capital ac- count or does it represent an excess of expenditures over revenues on cur- rent account? If so it would be well to give n. plan pf; intimating to mun- icipalities that if they really incur ex- pense in excess of income and which should tie provided for out of current revenues they must not expect that they can :come to this legislature and be provided, with means to help them out of their predicament. .In this matter is to be found the crux of sound municipal financing principles which .should-not be ignored. Other- wise set of municipal councillors may very imnroperly leave to their successors a burden of obligation which should not be left over." .This is the feeiin- of practically all the members who are of the opinion that too much is being done by mun- icipalities during the- last few years. The bill in question was finally read referred to -the com mitlee on municipal law. Today's session strengthened the feel ing .that the Legislature has got down to work notwithstanding that several important bills were ready but were held over pending the arriv- al of the Attorney General. The Sisters of .Charity of the Pro- for protection of their rights. The Hoehi, which is of the sensa- ionalist makes heated and iassionate. comments .on the -Ameri- and concludes Arith ,he Japanese proverb, Buddha bses patience if his face is slapped hrice." London despatches also depict the anti-Japanese situation in America as grave. Thfe attitude of. the. Govern- ment-officials' here'.'-and of the better classes, who absolutely control Japan, unchanged. Americans everywhere are assured. that .Japan la's. reason to- believe that the ac- ion of the State Legislatures will in: any way affect the relations between lie two nations. It is believed, how- evrr, that the sensational presenta- tion of the situation by the California correspondents': of the Japanese pa- pers must seriously affect the busfr ness future and standing not only of Americans, but.ofVall foreigners in Japan. Ninety-nine per cent, of the Japanese are unable to of the foreigners in Japan being com alike. OBJECT ATTACK Important Case Being Tried In the Police Court ROBERTSON IS NOT TO BE Conservatives Will Choose Either Hyndman Or McCarthy An important case is being tried before Magistrate MarcDougall, involv- ing points of law for theprotection of officers on duty. On Jan. 4th Waldon McKay, a bailiff, was authorized >y tha sheriff of the judicial district of to serve execution papers upon Herbert Winchester, and to seize certain consisting of a team, and a The horses were- in a livery stable in the city, where the officer found them. Winchester was also there -with.' some other men when McKay arrived.-. McKay .told Winchester, whores hitching up the horses, that he had authority to seize'them, and i-hai "he must not take them away. To ih'is Winchester replied that lie should do as he liked. The officer then en- deavored to detain, defendant, who is alleged to have struck -McKay- over the eye to his hurt, besides using bad language in expressing his dis- like of the.officer and his work. This case is of great interest, j as. .there has been a misconception of what an. offi- cer's andtliowi it -should lie discharged. Harris is for" the prosecutor, and W: C. Ives is for the defendants, Winchester, father: and son. REFUSED USE'OF MAILS. Ottawa, Feb. application of R. C. Edwards, editor of the Calgary Eye Opener, to have his publication readmitted to the mails; has; after several days' consideration, been re- fused by the Postmaster-General. Ottawa. Feb. Geo. I-'. Gra- ham, minister of Railways has notu fied President Shaughnessy of the C. P.-R. that the proposition of the lat- ter company" for running rights over the I. C. R. from St. John to Halifax will ri6t be considered until arrange- ments are made for giving at .the same time similar -rights to the C. N. R. .over the government road to Halifax. It is understood that Mackenzie Martn are anxious to secure connec- tion -with the Atlantic seaboard by getting running rights over the, 1.0; and-thus completing the eastern link of their transcontinental line. Minor government Jbills and supply was the programme when the -House met today. Postmaster General in piloting his bill to. amend the post- office act through the House explain- ed that it would provide for the pay- ment of a maximum of for lost If a-letter is lost containing ,less than that sum, the full amount .will be paid. Mr. Lemieuk said that the .burden imposed upon" the country under the bill would not be enormous. T. W. Elgin, thought the business men of the Dominion should be encouraged to send large amounts through the mails: rather than through banks and panies. Mr. Lemieux explained that he had under consideration: the plan of gov- ernment insurance for the large amounts. The idea is to charge more than the regular registration, fee of five cents. Henderson, of Haliton, moved that in- places where there is no delivery by letter carriers the rate on letters be reduced to one half a cent per ounce. Mr. Lemieux asked ifr. Hen- derson to defer his proposition until the department had time to see what .effect- the ..recent reduction on drop letter rates in haveIon the revenue of-'the department.' Ifr; Henderson consented his ;-4- -v j'. Our .i -The! annual cries tabled in the House today'lay a emphasis on the fact that. the-fisher- ies of "Canada are the most extensive in the world. During the fish and fish products for- eign countries "amounted to naarly fourteen millions. When Mr. bill- tp '-ainend the animals QOntagioAis-diseases act came up today in the discussion ensued. "The bill-''was renl dered 'necessary; by a misplaced word in last "years bill. Protests were made-against the practice of refusing compensation to farmers whose anir were slaughtered [to suppress contagion slaughtered by'order, of government officials. This made the farmer suffer for his caution and pub- lic spirit in killing animals harm was done, while the man .who wailed for. the disease to' spread -and the government official .to J. I. Taylor Martin. .Burrel asked for morei compensation: for' tKe animals slaughtered Co- lumbia where cattle were uable.'" any definite Increase'in rtt Stock W. F. up C. P. R. increase of stock. -He want- ed the government to refer We matter to'-the courts to find cost of the C. P.. promised an extended reply at date. In committee oi" supply 'Mir: Andes protested against an< amount 000 for repairing leaks in: the Lach- ine canal being charged to capital ac- count. He urged that dtKshcrald; be charged to income.! Mi..-. Graham said Mr.'Amos was oiit.of He cpujd move to strike out the Item alto- gether -bnt'-'he could not "add-to any other item as he would do ihV- come was necessary by addition; pi the item in question. Mr. Apie.s agreed to but stated tfiat.. the session was adyariced'' He would jnove a. resolution; which- wouldr the Ojqjbsftipn f of Cii n prTC N. R, GETS THE TOWN OF MACLEOD WON AND LOST Glasgow, Feb. Canadian this morning: defeated the Pellbles province players by a score- of 88 to 83 but were defeated in the afternoon by the, Biggar province curlers by 'S3 were, six iink affairs. Both matches Calgar-- Feb. Discussinjr the coming Conservative convention, the News says A. J. Robertson will not be choseu leader. The choice lies be- tween Maitland McCarthy, of Calgary -resentpetitions today and J. JD. Hyndman of Edmonton. It. Lament, Vcweville.-. Albert Petitions -were presented by Mr. Bre din, Mr. Eutherford, and Mr. for incorporation and grautinK of i is doubted whether Mr.. McCarthy would give up "the substance for -the and shadow. The News says that. Hon. W. H. says running male in Calgary will be either Clifford Jones, W. M. Davidson, Dr. Egbert or Clifl'orcl Reilly. T. H. Tweedie, Mr. Sinnpt. and A. E. Cross are mentioned as Conservative candidates. charters to the following railways: Bredin, Alberta .and Northwestern; Premier, Alberta "and Great Water- ways; Gushing, Alberta and .Central. The Commission recom- mended that the Red Beer Railway Co. be granted the two years' exten- sion asked for; that the act to incor- porate the. Royal Collieries Ry. Co. be reported as amended ,and that the Southwest Alberta Railway change the name to Pincher'Creek and South era Ry. Co. The latter step was made because another bill is in to incor- porate the Alberta South Western Ryv and the two names were too similar, leading to confusion. The acts to incorporate the Calgary Fire Insur- ance Company. Alpine Club of Cana- da, Gait Hospital, were resported back from comrr.iftes en misfcelianeous and private bills, with a lew small amendments. The papers relating to the acquiring of and the expenses in- curred in taking over and maintain- ing the telephone system from the Bell Co. were asked for by Mr: Rob- ertson and will be laid on the table by Mr. Gushing tomorrow. On request of Mr. Robertson, were issued for returns showing the total liabilities of the province his chains and robes of office ex. THE CAUSE OF; IT ALL .Here are a few of the reasons why the Eureka is drawing packed houses. 1. Always good Al" motion pictures to be seen. 2. Good Salle .and Tjind. champion club jugglers. 4.Joe Noel, character impersonator, the best yet. ft: The Milmars and Baby -June, sensational acrobats. Last but not least, the Eureka is a nice comfortable; family theatre where any one can enjoy a most pleasant and enjoyable evening. RECEPTION TO BINNS Peterboro, Eng.. Feb. wireless operator, who was on board the Steamer Republic at the time of her collision off Nantucket last month with the steamer Florida, was given a rousing reception in Pe terboro. his native Jlown -when he ar- rived here this afternoon from Lon- don. He was met at the railway sta- tion with bands playing and the may- cembcr 31st last in respect of bonds, overdrafts or treasury bills, if anv such were issued and the condition of even- accojunt with an.t bank OH said date. Also all papers in connection with the purchase of the asylum at Ponoka. BACK TO POLITICS. Liverpool, Feb. an interview here. Hon. Edgar H. Dewdney, former Minister of the Interior for Canada, and former Lieutenant-Governor of British Columbia, said there wag a possibility of his again entering more fully into the political life of the Do- minion. tended him a welcome. FOR SUPREME COURT BENCH Ottawa, Feb. E. F. Sutherland, ex-speaker of the House is mentioned 'as prob- able successor to Mr. Justice McLennan, Supreme Court Bench. HOCKEY IN CALGARY Calgary, Ala., Feb. Calgary Hockey Club wired Edmonton an of- fer of 50 per cent, of the gross re- ceipts to play in. Calgary Friday evening on their way to Nelson, where the Eskimos are going to play Lester Patrick's team.-Up to date the locals have not heard from Manager Whit- croft but are expecting to do so early this morning. CRUSADE AGAINST SPITTERS New York, Feb. campaign against the expectorating nuisance -was instituted in this city today by' the health department. way and elevated station in the city was patrolled today by sanitary of- ficers and more-than ISO-arrests were made of men caught in of spitting on the platforms. thorities said the crusade would con- tinue. Main Line From Saskatoon To Tap That Town May Acqwc Charter Of Macleod, Feb. is in intention to make this great glee just n0w. Chief Engineer.! from Montana, .Maelfeod.. T bemg'one of divisional; McLeod. and Messrs, TurnbuU and C, The statement was maite R. Stovel.. of the Canadian'Northern. p'ne of "officials -that 'this spent, two days, here and. before they wOuld into JVfacleod'be-: departed; they, made the end of this year. .he towncouncil to secure eighty :j. The. railroad would, cross "the Qld for twminals and yards. This; Man river betwiecn from the lane north of; 'and. the. government traffic; bridge and the river, east to !run. along; the boundary of the town, Tthrough the town .past and; west: as 'far as Fifth Avenue. j house and the rekr It is understood that the Canadian; Bay -.Stoni; Xorthsm is iesrotiating! for the char-! Already there a ter of the line from TVIacleod :to Card: real "estate' bopin. ;ia corisequwKe'-of stou and the bbundary -and it is'their'tlife cheering news. i.: SON FOUND GUILTY TWO FfSTIC ENCOUNTERS Boston, Mass., Febv Mo_ ran, 4he English lightweight, defeat- ed Matty Baldwin of .Gharlestown in 12 rounds of a one-sided boxing match last night. Baldwin had no chance to :win at any time. Sacramento, CaL, Feb. a right cross to the point of the chin, Frank Mantel, a Providence middle- weight knocked out Eube Smith, of Denver last night in the twelfth round of a fast fight. BEAT ANTIJAP MOVE Salem. Ore., Feb. Bai- ley's antuJapanese resolution was de- feated in the Senate today when the majority report of the resolutions committee was accepted. This was not accomplished, however, until after Bailey argued for the re-enactment of the Chinese exclusion .act and for its broadening to include Ma- lays, Hindus and all other Asiatics. MRS. VADNAIS AT CALGARY. Cardston, Feb. srs. Vadnais, brother of Uio who was recently shot, ami T. BJs- sette, brother of Mrs. Richard Vad- nais, came here today. They were in- formed that Mrs. Vadnais was confin- ed, in the Barracks here. Mrs. Vad- nais is confined in -jail at Calgary, awaiting trial at.the May session of the Supreme Court. CARDSTON CONSERVATIVES. Cardstouv Feb. Conservative executive Carl- ston, a meeting this week and making arrangements to hold a dirtrict-convention. Hearing of High River Case at. Calgary .Calgary, Alta.r Feb. ancf1, Driscoll, who, along with his fathpr, Michael Driscoll, was tried on.-.the serious charge of arson be- fore Judge Harvey at the session-of the criminal court, was found guilty on two charges, one of arson and the other of-attempted arson. Driscoll senior :s being given a hew trial be- cause the jury could not agree on a in his case.. The crime of which young Driscoll stands accused was a particularly heinous one. He burned-a stable on the Demiers farm in the vicinity of High River, and set fire to or attempt- ed to burn the dwelling house in: .which were sleeping Mrs. Driscoll, her four children and a cousin of Mr. Driscoll. The elder Driscoll was tried along with the convicted, but the jury could TELEGRAPH JC BRIEFS. Cardinal Gibbons scored the man's suffrage movement. j. ,-Rev.. :Johii Doel; ;a pioneer mission- ary. among the Indians 'bf'Ohtarioj: is' Toronto, Port Ont.-, -Is -to have: :ar Cameigie library. Rev. -Clarence McKinnon, Winnipeg.. has' .refused a call to''-' St? Jaxnes Square Church, Tdrpnto" There is. a runjot. afloat that: Col. Sanders, superintendent .of thfr Mouht-- ed Police at Regina, will' .'be "ed police magistrate at Calgary, will, be Canada has :been. inyited" to: 'send' representative ;.to Dry Farming.. 'Congress at Cheyenne, It is feared Jas. Roe, twenty .years? of ao-e, rwent througH: the ice. and was. .drowned ..The T.-Eaton Co.-will'close" tfieir' store in Winnipeg at one not agree a verdict in his case Saturdavs. during July and.J owing to a shortage of evidence on certain points. Judge Harvey ordered a new trial before a new jury for Dris. coll senior and this case is being heard today. Bad Fire At Shelby, Mont. Shelby, Mont.; Feb. was visited by a destructive fire this morn- ing which resulted in the total de- struction of the hotel building and the store by conducted by John The hotel building and fur- nishings as well as the store build- ing and furnishings were owned by Dan Sullivan. His loss is estimated at and. his protection by infcar- ance was A. Nordin, who was the proprietor of the, suffered a loss of and had no insurance. John Meade, who occupied the store building suffered a loss of on stock which was largely covered by insurance. The fire, started about 10.30; from a .stove pipe. PRICE OF SUGAR DROPS refiners reduced the price of sugar 10 cents per hundred pounds all around today, granulated being now quoted at This is an innovation in Sertrt. Zoo'k-, of Hamilton. been j. "pointed, chief of police- ait Itegiiia. Winnipeg's big bonspiel. opens orn r-; There are 100 Lord an cl Lady Grey have'Srnved in. Montreal to attend the yaL- Thos. Oliver, inventor of-'the Cillver-" typewriter, died in the sta-' ,tion at Pine Bluff. Ark.- The Court of Appeals has .refused a new trialto Steffan Swyrda; a Galf- cian, Qpnvicted of murdering 'a fellow countryman near, B'rainpton, Ont. -He. will hang Thursday_morning. It is rumored in railway circles "that John F. Stevens, formerly ginuer of the G-reat later chief engineer at subie- quontly connected with. the ven road, is about to return .to the L. Hi I r system. The' construction "of "a beet sugar -Falls has; with some factory r at Great .been taken up the largest. manufacturers of beet su'rar in the" .country by the Board of Commerce. The bill providing for the abolition v of the death pcTnalty in Russigi has indefinitely tabled.. Tho Ontario Legislature at the forth. coming session wilt bill to limit anneals from jury verdicts. Lord Dnlrneny. son of the Earl of Roseben'. is engaged to marry Lwiv Dorothy Grosvcnor, the youiigeet daughter of Henry Grosvcnor, the Duke of Westminster's uncle. ;