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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 12, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta BRITISH COLUMBIA PASSES NATAL ACT POULTRY Atttud llMtini tf Paltry 'That poultry fanciers of Lethbridge are a nuruerous aud influential 'body _ Aflfl AP TD AAI? KliAKIl III1 IKAIJr VI (From Thursday's Daily.) was amply shown by -the huge- auen; lf of Trade remains as 'dance- at the meeting held in the if the Lefislatve was Cankd Thrwigh Unu- j wide-awake as it was Jthe annual meeting it will be a go- j ing concern and accomplish a great for the city for whose bmefit Council Chamber last night. A. W. Foley, of Edmonton, the verumejit poultry ruari and G. W. Longinort} Edmonton were pres- ent. Considerable discussion took place as to the formation of a Provincial Association. The meeting in favor of the move and steps will be) Bridge taken during the iairs at Le and Edmonton to bring out the or ganization' night at Conybeare called the meeting to or- der the Council chamber was filled with a representative gathering of Among present were C. F. P. Cony- beatei H. J. H. Skeith, AYm. Oliver. F Kenn, 6.-By a unammous wou vote of the house "the-Natal Bill iior a screed Beivtoii a white; ,r i i 0 D Austin, M. Freeman, in tlie courts, with the Dornin-; Wvandotte cockerel which were scor-; v- '-force the Act which will mean ami the numbers of our elected Executive, and holding the regular meetings of the Board less frequently. ID this way we should strengthen the Execu- tive, and formally recognize that it is expected that the bulk of the bus- ines of the Board shall be done by that body. Tn this connection I have examined the constitutions of several other similar bodies, including that of Winnipeg, from which our own con- stitution seems to me to have been taken over eighteen years ago. I was under the impression that a commit- tee, of whom 1 was one, had been ap- pointed ,to our constitution, but I can "find no trace of any such resolution on our minutes. Never- theless, I 'have prepared a draft by i engrafting our own constitution on that- nf the Winnipeg Board as modi- i lied to date, and r would recommend G. C. that a comittee be appointed to draft w K. T. Macleod G. W. .The Cocernment today rciused At the close a E. Miebach, R. A. Fel- J. N. Higiubotham, -adopt anti-ASiutic clause in the bill, SKm took place us to whether score MeKeown. F. J- _ _ ______ A-itlVVVyiA, exemption from taxes to carj or comparison judging was railways for ten years. better method. While reason, was that that at the biff American and Canu-j .s were judged by com "fhe Government s _j the Ottawa government would disul- dian shows low the Bill with" such a clause as it lias with other bills. province today ;xskt.xi to itpoeaL to the -Privy Council against parisons. Mr. Longmore that the score card system, had a greater educative value, partkuhirly in. the west, where breeders were not After the approving of the tes the notice of a motion concern- (mg %vas pro. i which was accordingly done- As a it number of those present were that British Columbia has no juris- j quirwments in different classes. electing- them members. There was diction to grant divorces. The case jtt preparing birds for exhibition, rush'for the supply witl be argued in June. The Domin- ion. government will likely take part, j washed. In washing the bird should If the appeal fails Ottawa will be well soaked in a tub of warm to pass retro-active legislation validating1 ail divorces granted by "British Columbia Courts since con- all white bir-ls should be cheques Secretary Skeith had pro- Tne Secretary ot the ..Dominion federation. so that the quills will all be suit _. .-.d'Fair wrote saying that it would be limposible to give the sixty feet of space asked for. H.E.Miebach and W ORGANIZATION 1EN deal the before the feathers are rubbed and, then lather well with castile soap a for a shampoo. Afterwards rinse soft water at a little lo'wer tempera ture. then in another tub oi blue wtt f-._. a trat ter almost cold. The drying should thought by the be cWulIy done. Hhe room being should be secured for the exhibit. kept very hot. 125 degrees not being; too Iiot, the bird being kept In J Henderson moved that com-j among the citizens of our neighboring towns. In the early pan of rxs ''Cv1 roomy coop. j Mr: Foley added that birds n igbt j be dried over a kitchen stove in a coop with a wire bottom covered damp paper with a second floor few inches, above covered with a( damp cloth, the bird being placed on! lhrs- "r for show purposes Mr. j Foley suid that green ground bone J was "the most useful food to increase A-meeting-for the organization 01. bh.d had Tireed-j s r coarse comb or this must oe t used with cai'e as ,ic tended as does An audible smile came across the beaming faces of the members, as a letter from the Gleichen Board of Trade, asking the Board's assistance in securing the agricultural college for that place was read. Thesecretary will make Gleichen Board aware that committed to __ Sheep Breed- Association was held last Fri- day night in the city. Among those were Messrs. IT. C. Urvrvcy, JSTeil StaUer, A. Green. X. Campbell, S. Crest, W. A. Hamilton. A. S. Jtinslie. After tv brief discussion organiz- ,2Ltioa was decided upon and the ol- rJowing officers wero R. C. ITarvey, of Ray- "mond. tiie GaBadiac Manuiaeturers As- sociation were referred to the -publi- city committee. .The latter letter was a solicitation for advertising in their organ, Industrial Canada. PRESIDENT'S REPORT President" Conybeare's report was all.meat to developing the coarse ness. For eggs, poultrymen must! reatl as follows: oystei- shells if they expect bestUj-0 of the resxilts. At the close a unanimous vote of thanks was tendered Messrs. Foley and Longmore for the interesting an d instructive addresses. Mr. Fole" experts to arrange Lethbridge Board of Trade, :_It does not -seem to the practice in 'former any -written reports to be for tive, but I believe it Tvould be- a three the seiintor and The voted to emend the consti- tution to thia effect. New Officers The election of officers resulted in the re-election of C..F. P. Conybeare to the- presidency and AL Barford to the vice-presidency. The eight mem- bers elected to the council C. .G. K. Noursc, Win. Oliver, W. A. Buchanan, G. M. Hatch, E. A.-. Cun- ningham; E. U. Eylands, J.. R. An- detson, A. H.iMcKeown, H. J. H. Skeith was jre-elected secrt-tary. Several members expresed hearty aprtciation of the services of the president and insisted upon ins keep- ing the office. The president in reply thanked the members for the honor conferred foe the third successive term. Being bar- red from offering his services, as mayor or alderman, he felt that he owed a special duty to the Board of Trade. He preferred remaining city, solicitor as there was much less abuse and more emolument. Mr. Barford's services were also highly spoken ol. Praise for Secretary Mr. Skeith's work as secretary was highly spoken of. Messrs. Mei- bach and Hatch moved that this ap- preciation vtake the form of a higher salary. That matter wa3 left to the executive. Mr." Oliver remarked that Mr. Skeith has'done as much for Lethbridge during the past year as the publicity commissioner cine Hat did for that city at a salary of It was moved that the president, vice-president, and C. G. K. Bourse be a committee to prepare a revision of the The president asked for further bus- iness and F. W. Dowser brought 'up the matter oi a through" sleeper to, understanding and appreciation of' It was decided to bring the matter forcibly to the attention of C. P. R- Vice-president, Wm., Whyte, F. Sick brought up a complaint regarding the local traffic arrange- ments, especially -with regard to local freight. What he wanted was that the Cranbrook local start from Lethbridge rather than Macleod. The railway trill up the matter. afterwords. was wvownf tliat hud been made iu Mr. Mitc- s office by. other ineinbers of the Board in Mr. presence, Mr. Nouirw, that he did not be- lieve thut the petition was being fair ly used. The lloyor and President Co.ny- beure both'stated that they knew of cases in which the' facts had been unfairly the latter decUir- ing that he knew whose names placed. of at least six had not been fuirl> us his partner. Sir. Jones, who had been told by1 Mr. Gibbons that the I'resbyterian church site was out of the question having and present a new constitution for this Board. This is perhaps more necessary from the fact, that the print- ed copy of our constitution, which t am attaching to this report so that it may be kepi on our files by the secretary, is so far as. I can learn the only copy in existence. Of our ,work iiilhe past year I do not think it necesary to make much mention. Probably the most" im- results effected by us during Taber, and- the formation of the Southern Alberta Associated Boards of Trade, in which this body took the lead. Whatever this body may in the future amount to I believe that the convention recently held has done much towards causing a better been refused uiul s to favor the llarracks site that the petition as FLAGS TO FLY IN SCHOOLS OF THIS PROVINCE And Nit M Poles H to Scfak Pecan 4 ly r Ugfclatwe against that on Kedpath St. Mi% Xourse and others warmly pro- tested that' there hud been no mis- representation as there, was no need of any. Practically the whole' city opposed to the sile advocated council the A general took place as to Mr. Gushing's preference of the sites and decidedly opposite views were expressed. F. Sick said that he thought the citizens should have a chance to express tlieir opinion. His was that the Church site was too small. -On motion of 'Mr. Rylands the meeting adjournid without taking any action. i STABBED IN FIVE PLACES Fernie, Feb. R. timekeeper on the Great Northern ex- tension was in a house in a restricted part of the town with a friend, when. two Italians came', door and provoked a -fight. During the fight the Italians drew knives and seeing this, the friend with a warning to Cameron fled. Cameron, however, was stabbed in TSve places though he is" expected to recover. The Italians were-'arrested die.'following .morning in old town "at 1 HARD TIMES IN TORONTO (Western Associated Press.) v _ ____ Edmonton, Feb. the v" Legislature this afternoon, A. 3. Robertson, leader of the Op- position, speaking in support of a resolution making eoinpul- pulsory flying of the national flag over school buildings V in the Province, stated that pa- triotism not "properly in-. oculated throughout Canadi and that there was in Alberta a comrnunitly which refused to accept the public school sys- tern of the Province. He was asked to name the communities but did not do so. The premier stated he knew of no such community. Hon. Mr. Gushing statistic? to show that flying of flags would entail an expendi- ture of a government grant to "each rural school. w The premier moved, an amend- men! to the resolution to the- effect--that it was advisable to have the nag in every school I and lessons of patriotism ,he taught. The amendment car- ried. The debate was hot. Deputy Speaker Boyle pre- sfented a report of the ,com- mittee on municipalities-which recommended in view of the amendments to munici- pal charters' being applied for. the committee deems a. general municipal act advisable- If C. F. P; CONYBEARE, K.C., D.C.L. Mayor Henderson brought up the question oft he court house site at die Board of Trade meeting last 'night. He said that the executive of the Board of Trade and the city council had twice recommended the Presbyterian Church site. Now he understood, that a petition was being Toront0> Qnt.. i circulated in favor of the. site in frant 'bi the Barracks. This would delay matters he thought as a quar- rel over the site would postpone the- building of the court house. It Hundreds of Babies Starve to Death in Course of a Month HON. MR. GUSHING TALKS OF SITE one of the Vice-president.'W. A. Hamilton, of a pluckinff demonstration at the poul valuable practice to adopt .1 Tfnl jtLethbrldffe. Sec.-TTreas., C. S. Crest, Lfithbridge Incentive Committee. the officers; -svith A. Green, and J. A. Young. i The membership fee was fixed ati Tf.vo dollars, and it was decided inaugurals a movement for the jjf industry Southern Alberta- r show here on the 18th. BIG STORM IN WEST Owing to the delays which occur-j red in connection with the annual meeting for 1907 our jpast year _has j been curtailed to a period of a little over nine months, so that the nutn- of the Jt was decided to endeavor to se- cure from, the .secretary of the West .era Sheep Herders' Association from Dr. liutherford, Dominion Live; Commissioner, the names of! tol Heavy Snow Fall Is Seriously Block- i of meetings held, both le_{ ading Traffic J j Board and the Executive, have been to! [below the normal figures.- During [Western Associated Press J period there" have been held Winnipeg, Feb. first heavy i SfcverL meetings- of the Board and sncnv storm of vrnat has been an un" i eight of the Executive, showing that mild winter has now j meetings of the Executive still got the Canadian Korth-West in its) preponderate In. number, although ne; grasp. Starting twenty-four hours j }argciy as they did in the pre- the precipitation hag been woollen manufacturers in eastern1. re" CC-euIlig TCJU This decrease iir the operators have not had to contend tenain. visiting in connection with quality of the wool produced in! Alberta and if they desire rt. samples will be sent. tfae bittej. coW whkh last week j eliminated. The question fire guards was disihampered -cussed and it was decided to petition t; governmr-nt to hnvc double iruards plouched from the Belly riven arranging lor _ But the line between '18 and 10, and "M and To- T.ask the Dominion sro shc'ijj district and railways oui or f01- their reception was two that work than ExeCUlive is to- percentage ot prain than in any other i Gf seven members includ- year in the history of the country Reports indicate that farmers have Iliad r." difficulty in marketing their can make better use of the and as tu0 consequence a dis- tinct improvement is manifested in and secretory, and -dent .of the Associated Boafds of Trade of Southern Alberta And Ranks Foremost of And Alberta appeared to "be "in some quarters a spirit antagonistic to the Board of Trade, based as I believe on a mis- unuci standing. the good of the citizens prevailed and in the latter part of this year -we have had no reason to .complain of the support srivp.n to us. It would be a wmk body that never incurred hostile cri- ticism and -snth the. record of neany 20 years of usefulnes behind it the Lethbridge Board of Tradf can rest confident that it will always have be- hind it the suport of the business alien of our community and thus be en- abled t-o continue to be as it has been in the past -a potent factor in the and development of Leth- bridge. Treasurer's Report The treasurer's report showed re- ceipts of including mem- berships fees and city grant, and prevent the building of the Presbyterian Church as they would not be able to build unless they sold tho site. The city wanted both rontQ in Toronto >ince New Year's the last twenty-four Gook, Bible vro- To- Union, 80 Hayter street "Did you av any time express to Mr. Headerson or Jtfr. Conybeare preference for the.rresbyterian site over the other sites on you had the asked Hon. W. H. Oushing over nhnnp hy CJirv Herald, this morning. "I have no 01 express-F an interview yesterday, "the nure- of iittie oncs huildmgs as it would mean Jn a starving condition. Tn every 'case to the' city. The Mayor contended that the petition was being unfairly handled as names were on the list j that did not count For anything. 'The i people had' an opportunity for ex- fathers are Ollt of rep0rts of .the nurses show that ing any preference for it, certainly ttot after I options on the other j? properties. .When the site- gested, I said that it would be very' nice site but have no rccollec-j a preference tion of it.V -vvas the reply. Asked -if anythincr further had settled, Mr. Cushing said that ing tv-as asCUed. and that, he oouldl t appalling condition 'of absolute! say nothing further, obtains. In all her twenty- j _ yearg of in the work HATCH' IS PRESIDENT little have, perish- j !ed from, starvation, or from the fact! ie Lethbridge Realty Which Has Been Or. ganized g than can cattl. The .question of -an exhibit at thei. 'Dominion Fair at Calvary was dis- 1 ''and with the executive to i sitnation. meetings, embers of whom five j on hand from last year's pub- licity account. The expenditure in- cluded for secretary's salary. S105 for Engineer Woodman's Ac- count for reports on traffic bridge, S100 to Atlas Advertising Agency for constitute a quorum, and experience has shown that the elected members are usually all present at Executive whilst on the other hand, i at .Board meetings, where a quorum EVENTS AT RAYMOND Burton Has Hand Crushed Bugle Band G. T. P. FOREMAN KILLED Kenorn, Feb. About quitting time last evening, Colin Campbell, employed as foreman at Campbell's camp No. 3 on the Transcontinental. fifteen miles north of here was killed of ten is required, it not infrequently j publicity, there being- a balance on occurs that there is no quorum, and hand of when there is a quorum it is usually composed to a large extent of mem- j bers of the Executive. Hammond, Feb. 4.-A young son j were badly injured. ;Brived at the home of J. F. Salmon j on Thursday. Fred Burton of the Raymond Rus- tler staS met with a very painful ac- cident yesterday which will lay him some time. His .foot slipped! -vrhile he was engaged in feeding the press and in falling his hand caught in the machine and was severely crushed. He wns attended. by Dr. Bivers who reports that he is doing micely Uiis morning. The town. council met last night all-, Mr: Kin2 ;The financial and other re- ports were presented and consider- business 'transacted. a band .fact, ths -band :s already formed and pant of tlic in- have arrived: 'W. S. .Jnchargft which insures the success, :of the undertaking. and two, whose names arc unknown, j well experiment For these reasons I think vc might! along the lines Itne A Order of Things A recommendation from the execu- tive bearing out the suggestion _ of that the executive adopted in other cities .by increasing council consist of ten elected mem- a meettag1 night pressing their views if they wanted in Toronto, Miss Cook states, there; No one had ever said anything has nothing to approach it. j to him. and Hon. Mr., Gushing had fll-ncft beginning: of January over j told them that preferred the Pres- byterian Church site. ExJHbyor Oalbraith sympathized that lheir mothers were starving, in j with the Mayor's desire to- see this city ol gootl works and great op- cnurch built but did not agree with portunities. t bis statement that the people had. "Scores of cases have come under had an opportunity to express my .said the lady, opinion. Not -half a dozen people "and the. nurses return daily with outside the 'City Council and the terrible tales of suffering and death- Board of Trade executive knew there! ;-Two cpses occurred this morning, was to be a meeting last Saturday. A mother came into the home to see All efforts to get a vote had been the doctor, and the little one had blocked. Tie thought the petition died. The cause was aparent at once, "teas the best to get the wish of The poor woman was Lbe Bealty G. M. Hatch, was elected C. B. Bowman, A. "K. Ivesr .secretary-treasurer. others present uere F. 15. IVtason, Al Johnson, K. V. Gibbons. G. CJ McDonald. 11. A. l-'clffcr, F. 'E. Shcp-j hard. C. li. C. G. that shing had positively that his favorite site was that on Kedpaih: St. his second choice was opposite the babe had died. th'' the nexr meeting- on Saturday. Another poor -woman came in, but Considerable discussion took ming the justice or Injustice byterian Church 'site. stated that the of the site would up at five o'clock morning in rnake no difference to. the building of order that her husband might off the church as he had all the tenders had thrown out, being too high. Rylands interrupted that there was in the last nothing in it. "Mr. Macbeth is my! "The majority ot little ones who men. The purpose of the is to encourage ct better feeling ami' already been i to get a for work. He had racn i only been able to get it for one week said Mr. Bourse, "Isn't have from starvation have col- thods in handling-real, estate city. MY IT'S COLD WHAT m LETHBRIDGE BOARD OF TRADE NEEDS SHINGLES DROP 'Vancouver, men decid- on a general 'reduction, of prices -of shingles, twen-ty-ilvc- err.Is ;'tli6asan.d. COMMODIOUS OFFICES, WELU FURNISHED AND SUPPLIED WITU NEWSPAPERS AND SAMPLES OF THE PRODUCTS OF THIS DISTRICT SO THAT VISITORS CAN BE ENTER- TAINED AND INFORMED WHILE IN THE CITY. that right Mr. Macbeth." "Xo. sir, lapsed because the mother, were T _ _ M with Hunger, ana were unable'Mercury Down at Montreal vou have the wrong man. c 1 tihat gentleman, "I never said to give nounsmnent. j And Breekville j (Western Associated 1 Brockville, Feb. animal-l on the. G. T. R. train perished last night, when the thermometer istcred thirty-two below. .The pany refused to accept farther Lments with present low J j ,Peb. is below here today and" this with a cutting wind has delayed trains and tied up traffic. .Even' street railway is finding trouble It was forty-six inkling: cough! S'hoop, tells mothers to use nothing v.'ith "Very The: wholesome green dor yofmg Vwtcins a lung THESE.CUTS..ARE INTERIOR VIEWS OF THE OFFICES OF THE ME DICINE HAT BOARD OF TRADE. ImounUinous shrub furnish the t ivc properties Shoop's Cotigl' Cure. H iwitins the cough, nnd heal j tlic sensitive bronchial Xo opium, no chlorofdrm, no-thinra harsh nsixl ta injure or suppress. mnnd Dr. Shoop'R. Tuk; no othcrf, Sold bv all dealers. I i "I ;