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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 12, 1910, Lethbridge, Alberta til Daily Herald Lethbridge, Alberta. Saturday, February Number 53 SUCCESSOR TO GOVERNOR BULYEA CITY BILL GOT FIRST READING Edmonton, the Legislature today first read- ings were given bills of the city of Lethbridge, the Dia- mond Coal Co., and the West- ern Oanada Fire Insurance Co. of Lethbridge. Falked Of At the Cap- ital-May Succed Himself RECORD NUMBER OF NEW SCHOOLS. Edmonton, Feb. afternoon at the Legislature was taken up large ly with formalities incident to the opening proceedings. The special committee awn-i-tcd yesterday to strike stanciing ci-iu- mittees will tender their re; t-rt of the members who will he delegated jurisdiction over different iialiors that may arise during the st-ssiom will adjourn till Monday afternoon when the address in reply to the speech from the throne will be moved. The honor of performing this -duty will de- volve upon Geo. P. Smith, M.P.P-. of Camrose, and seconder will be Louis M. Roberts M.P.P., of High River. The opening of.the Legislature yes- terday b'- Liev-t.-Governor Bulyea re- calls the fact that the present ses- sion is the last at which, he will of- ficiate during his present 'term of of- fice, I In September of the present year His Honor's term of five years ex- pires, his appo atment having dated' from the inauguration of the province in Sept. 1905. Already there is con- siderable speculation as to whom will fill the subenatoral chair during the next five years and a number of names of eligiblcs have been' mentioned at different times. Up to this time no official announce mcnt has been made by the govern- Edmonton, Feb. ord- ers were signed by the Deputy Minis- ter of 'Education for the erection of fifteen new school districts. This es- COMMONS HAD A SLACK DAY Member Asks For Chilled Meat Industry tablishes a new record for Alberta, and indicates thaht the rapid growth of the province In educational matters is in keeping with its progress in pop- ulation. The next issue of the Alberta Ga- zette will contain the notices of the erection of seventy-six new (Hstricts, the largest number of new schoools of which announcements have been made in any one issue of the Gazette. A. Southard Purposes Erect- ing a Six Story Block PROVINCIAL REVENUE GROWING Edmonton, Feb. day afternoon -ttte provincial secretary tendered his annual report, which ii bt'a very op- timistic nature, rejardim the 3> 4> outlook for 1810. Duriag the 4> past year two hundred com- panies incorporated.-with, a cap- ital-.ol A com- parison of revenue and is as'com- pared with total cg> revenue since 1905 is 540.91. Ottawa, Feb, was one of least eventful days of the session iractically the whole sitting being spent in supply on the public works stimates. There was a lengthy discussion on Nrew Brunswick wharves 0. S. Crock- tt making the charge that the de- mrtment had constructed'a wharf at WILL EXTEND CARMANGAY LINE KING EDWARD'S KINDLY MESSAGE Ottawa, Feb. fol- lowing cable was received by Earl Grey from King Edward: "Grieved to hear of my old Iriend Goldwin Smith's serious accident. Pray give mo news and ofier him KING EDWARD-AND ASQUITH CONFER A. Southard is '.planning for the er ection of one of the largest and mos up-to-date business blocks in the Wes He has purchased the property ad- joining his present residence property on the corner of Crabb .and DufTerin Simmons and will Streets from.W. erect a six storey building seventy- men t and iMs not j fivc by a hundred and twenty-rfive feet The store buildings floor are to have a will be forthcoming for some time. the corner It is rumored in local fjovernment i on the ground circles however that Lieut.-Governor Bulyea will be reappointed to that .position' and while'mcmbers; of the lo- cal government have no definite infor- mation from the federal authorities solid plate front on the two streets. Plans will be got out this year and Mr. Southard intends to have .the building completed in 1911. The struc ture will cost from onrf hundred and Pink county, N. D., for the sole benefit of the Albert Mfg.' Co. This was denied by Hon Mr. Pugsley and Hon. Mr. Emmer- son, who represents the constituency said "that the wharf was a public ne- cessity and had contributed' to the development of a large gypsum -min-j ing industry. j Crocket made the general charge that public money is being put into private enterprises all over the coun- try. When the New Brunswick items were passed Mr. Pugsley then took up those of Quebec province, but Ma- jor Sharpe thought it would be a good idea to wait until some Quebec members were in the House as Mr. Girard was the only representative from Quebec present at the time Mr. Pugsley agreed to let. the Que- bec items stand and went' on to those of Ontario. William H. White, of Alberta, given notice of the following propos- ed-resolution that it .s to Western that ihe government would take prompt omen towards establishing 1he '-hilled industry on a sound and a.ii-nt basis with a view 'to proy'crlv piotec't ing the interests of the Hon. Frank Oliver intro'luc2d a hill London, Feb. invitation from King Edward changed the plans of Premier Asqudth who proceeded to Brighton this morning, and had an au- dience lasting an hour with His Ma- jesty., The Premier: presented the proposed text of the speech from the throne, the cabinet appointments and projected course of business for the opening of week. C. F. R. Western Build ing Program For 191O Montreal, Feb. the proposed C. P. R. constructions is a line from Regina to be built south east to Cra- ven on the cut off between .Weyburn and Stoughton, 79 miles. In Alberta the program includes a line running north from Langdon, which already extends 30 miles to Irricana in the irrigation country. This will be extended 15 miles east- erly to give further facilities to set- tlers in the irrigation block and will HARRY SIMM SENT FOR TRIAL in relation a feeling j fifty to two hu-ndred thousand dol- prevalent, that this will be the case. SENSATION FOLLOWS DEATH Ottawa, Feb development connection with the departure in and DARING ATTCMPT TO ESCAPE MADE A meeting of the Board of Manage- ment of the Gait Hospital was held on the 8th of February at which ac- counts amounting to were ordered to be paid. The Hospital statistics for the month of January are as follows: Patients in hospital at first o.f month, 35. Patients admitted during the month, On Serious Charge Of Receiving Stolen Horses 46. Patients month, 42. Patients remaining at end of month, discharged during the 39. By Convict In Edmonton Peni- tentiary Edmonton, Feb. daring but- unsuccessful attempt to escape was made on Wednesday afternoon by a convict named Carl Bansner at the Edmonton penitentiary; While at- tempting to scale the fence, however. death of Mrs. Charles Elridge who died on the train to Toronto oh Wednesday morning, were revealed today, when warrants were sworn out for the arrest of .the woman's busband, Charles El- ridge, on charges of forgery and pass- ing spurious cheques. Another devel- opment is the disappearance of Eiridge who is declared on good authority to have decamped with one of the young lady clerks employed by him at offices in the Sparks Chambers. lars. It will be absolutely fire proof The floors will be fin- ished in Mosaic tile and the wains- coting in Italian marble. There will be two elevators in the building op- erated by hydraulic pressure. The office rooms will be made much larger than the usual office buildings at pre- sent, suited to the demands of the future. Mr. Southard stated that although this structure will be a little ahead of what the present conditions war- rant he was confident that the city would grow to that in a very few years. to amend the Indian Act, which was given the first reading. He4 staled it was intended to remove certain difficulties in the present act. Onej clause deals with the occupation of a warning from a fence guard and a j threat that would shoot to kill next caused the convict tc change Ms mind and he at once surrendered to o.ther guprds who rushed upon. him. As a result of his attempt he will eventually be carried north to con- nect at Red Deer with the Calgary and Edmonton line. Another line -will be built on the Kipp extension west of the Belly river, viaduct, which now stops at Car- mangay on the Little Bow river. This will be extended northerly thirty miles to take care of the Alberta fall wheat district. In British Columbia in the Columbia and Kootenay valleys a line will start from near Elkho on the Crow's Nest Pass line up to Fort Steele to meet the line already started southward from Golden, making a connection be- tween the two main lines, a total dis- tance of 174 miles. In Manitoba the line will be double tracked from Winnipeg to Portage la Prairie, a distance of 56 miles, and this eventually will be continued to Brandon. The construction for the coming ummer includes 521 miles, divided among Saskatchewan, Alberta, Brlt- sh Columbia and Manitoba. Much of his work is' 'to be in the nature of Deaths, 4. Outdoor dressings and treatments 43. The number of hospital days during the month were of which 234 Before Inspector West at the R. N. W. M. P. Barracks yesterday after- noon and evening Harry Simms, a rancher near Writing On Stone was given his preliminary hearing and committed for trial on the charge of were for free patients. receiving stolen horses. The. prose- cution was conducted by the police and R. A. Smith looked after the in- terests of the defence. In the police corral in this city is the bunch of thirty horses which were found at Mr. Simra's ranch and .were taken to the police detachment at Writing On Stone, east of Coutts, and from there brought to the Leth- bridge Barracks by the R.N.W.M.P. The original brands, no matter on what part of the horse, have been obliterated by a wide bar. The pro- secution claims that the horses are stolen and that the obliteration was done, by the thieves to cover their tracks. James Wallace, a rancher of Leth- bridge, who gave expert evidence in regard to brands, said he would re- _ fuse- to buy such a bunch of horses unless satisfactory explanation was Edmonton, Feb. Premier Ruth- 1 given as wbv they were Up er ford submitted to the legislature the that way. APPOINTMENT OF COMMITT1ES At Legislature Announc Premier Rutherford be compelled to wear an Oregon boot his CHURCH SERVICES At Wesley church tomorrow the pas- tor Rev. T. P. Perry, will preach at both services. The service in the morning will be on the subject "The Holy Spirit and and the subject for the evening service will be "Young People and Missions." Love feast will be held at 10 o'clock before the morning service and lar communion and reception of new members at the conclusion of the evening service.' At Westminster church the pastor. Rev. A. A. Lyttle, will preach on the subject "Self Denial" in the morning, and in the evening on "The Sacra- ments." The Sacrament of the Lord's Supper will be observed at the close of the evening service. Sunday school Bible rlass will be held as usual j at p.m. On Friday evening follow-, ing a meeting of the official board will j CONVICTION QUASHED The appeal case of E. L. Pilling of against a Justice Holmes for disorderly conduct was tried before Judge Winter at the district court yeterday. -Mr. Laurie appeared for the repondent and W. S. Ball for the appellant. The con- viction was quashed owing to the fact that a copy of the bylaw had been served ono the appellant or his Indian lands by other than. Indians weighted boot. for two months. This is a piece of footwear with a fhirteen pound weight attached and makes it impossible to move, only slowly dragging the and provides a procedure whereby the right of the Indians to money due to them by the government is r.afe- guarded. PRESS REPORTERS ORGANIZED solicitors, sustained. Therefore the appeal was MACLEOD ROAD IMPROVEMENTS Hon. AV. A. Buchanan is An Honorary Vice- President Edmonton, Feb. the open- ing session of the legislature the newspapermen in attendance met and organized a Press Gallery association, j charter members of which are, Messrs. John Howey, C. F. Heyes, D. S. McRae, of Bulletin; M. F. Dunham, of Capital; J. H. McDonald, of Strathcona Plain- dealer; C. G. Groff and A.H. Sharon, of the Jor'cr.l an Librarii i. T'.ie Hon. President is Speaker Hon. Vice-Presidents, I Hon. Duncan Marshall and Hon. W. A. Buchanan; president, John Howey; Banser used a ladder in his effort to escape and made his thrilling dask about half past three in the after- noon. He was employed cleaning -the cell block which lies in the east end of the' yard, almost adjoining the east fence. While the attention of 'the guards were diverted Bansner slipped the lad dcr he was using through the bars to the exterior of the building. A feu moments later he moved around to the side ami made a dash with the ladder for the fence a few feet away Just as he was setting his ladder up against the fence the guard over hauled him with the challenging shot He surrendered quickly and was again locked up. colonizing lines to open up new terri- :ory and connecting lines already ex- siing. following list for standing commit- tees: Privileges and elections: Ruther- ford, Cross, Cote, Woolf, Boyie, Campbell and'Puffer. Railways: Rutherford, Cross, Mar- NVENTOR OF CYLINDER PRINTING PRESS DEAD Worcester, Mass., Feb. H. Dodge, an inventor and philanthrop royhist, died at his home here today aged 87. He was the inventor of the ylinder printing press. shall, Buchanan, Warnock, McKen- zie, Woolf, Walker, Holden, QIcKen- ny, Bennett, Stewart, Stauffer, Shaw, McPherson, Puffer, .Campbell, Hoad- ley, Cornwall, Olin', Telford, Moore, Michener and McLean. Miscellaneous and private bills: Cross, Finlay, Lessard, McDougall, Hoadiey, Michener, O'Brien, Smith, Roberts, McKenzie and Boyle. T. B. McChane, U. S. brand inspec- tor, of Great Falls, Mont., consider- ed the bar had not been put on more than two or three weeks ago. In Montana there is a law against de- facing a brand by putting aihrand on top of another. It is not usual to see the bar branded so hea- vily. If witness inspected such a bunch of horses he would -hold .tlxan.' up.on sus- jpicion. J. S. Galbraith, a rancher'who lives on the Blackfoot reservation in FRENCHMEN Montana recognized .one of 'the horses in the bunch. It was last" seen in FERKY AT NOLAN'S FORD be held. The minister. The road across the river to the north of Lethhridgc is now in pretty good shape thanks to the improve- ments made by the Albert a govern- Thc roads up and down on iboth sides of the river arc now in Edmonton, Feb. the John Blue, provincial suggestion of A. J. McLean, M.P.P., the ferry at Tabor will he removed to Nolan's Ford, on the Belly A north-east of Lethbridge. This will be a srrcat convenience to the farmrrs of the north coun- try. Tin1 Nolan Funi is twelve mi Irs cast and eleven miles north of Lethbridge, about, due north WILL INVEST Capital in Western Can- Has Been Formed Ottawa, Feb. further exten- sion of French interests in Canada is announced by Senator Roy, of Alberta, who has just returned from Paris, where he has just been completing ar- iraugements with French bankers for a new loan company to operate in the four western provinces. The name of the company is La Caisse Hypothecate Canadienne or the Canadian Mortgage Association. It had a capital of and the French capitalists' interests are represented I 'vice-president. .1. H. McDonald; secre- tary, John Bhie. Any active news- paper man coming to the gallery dur- ing the session is eligible for member- ship. by La Soiciete Ceiurale Des Banqne Province. English interests are al- concerned through the Canadian FRENCH EXPLORERS Valparaiso, Chili. Feb. French Antarctic expedition under Dr. Poan M. Cbarcot discovered 120 miles of new land to the west and v. v iicrw iciiiu tilt. Rev. t T pretty good shape although there are] south of Alexander Island. at will preach, morning and evening Knox church as usual. A Valentine social meeting of the guild will be held on Monday evening. AH young j Qn people of the church are invited attend. Regular services at St. Andrew's Presbyterian church will be conducted by the pastor, Rev. W. W. Bryden. The morning service at 11 o'clock, and the evening service at 7.30 in the Bailie street school. Sunday school and Bible class at 3 p.m. Tomorrow is the young peoples' an- niversary of the Salvation Army and the Sunday school have charge of the meetings all day. At 3 p.m, the chil- dren will lead a praise meeting for which a program has been arranged. -iiey will also hold the open air meet- ings. On Monday the children are NEW COMPLETED THEATRE OPENS MONDAY NIGHT Agency Limited of London, England. The head office of the association will be in Winnipeg. The president is Sir Daniel McMillan, and the directors are Messrs. W. R. Allan, Black, Me Grepor and ReviJlons. A number of MontroalcTS are among tlie shnrcliold The company is incorporated in France anil it is proposed to secure further capital by the issue of French jomls. September. It had been.'stolen from, the round-up but was not Standing orders: Gushing, ed with a bar. He never saw a whole Michener, Glendenning and bunch of horses branded' as these he saw today. Pic would value the horses at about per head oh an, average. Sometimes the Indian Department does not observe the state lairs -when a transfer'is made. An employee of the department puts a small bar through the old brand, but puts the purchaser's brand on at the same time. C. A. Churchill, U. S. Indian Ag-. ent, at the Blackfoot reservation at Browning, Mont., had wired the She- riff and also the R.N.W.M.P. at Letb- Riley, Campbell. Public accounts: Rutherford, Walk- er, Bennett, McDougall, McLean, Smith. Roberts, Warnock, Hoadiey and Cornwall. Printing: Rutherford, Woolf, Buch- anan, Riley, Michener, Glendenning and Campbell. Municipal law: Rutherford, Cross, Pushing, Marshall, Boyle, Bennett, Hoadiey, McKenzie, Telford, Puffer, McDougalt, Stauffer, Warnock, Olin, Genge and McLean. Legal bills: Rutherford, Cross, Ro- berts, Bennett, Boyle, McKenzie, Woolf and O'Brien. Agricultural and colonization: Mar- shall, Lessard, Finlay, Walker, War- bridge to. look out for men with stol- en horses. In company with D. San- dcvillc from the Blackfoot Reserve he had driven from Coutts to inspect the horses in the custody of the pc-- Hoadiey, Stewart, Sfauf- lice at Writing on Stone and identified Puffer. Telford, onc Boyle, Boudreau, Campbell (Vermil- Glendenning, Gunn, Holden, Michener, McLean, McKenny, Olin, Riley, Simpson, Woolf, and Camp- bell (Ponoka.) he had formerly owned but an Indian. He had seen horses with blotched brands, but it SERIOUS ACCIDENT AT CLARESHOLM a few small holes yet which may be troublesome in the spring if not given attention before. Traffic now goes WHITNEY CHOOSES vhile a new floor is being bridge. inviting their parents to and at night the children will also give a pro- KING GUSTAVE IS STILL IMPROVING Stockholm, Feb. bulletin was issued by the physician in at- tendance upon King Gustave who is recovering from an operation for ap- pendicitis this morning. "Thy King has slept for nearly seven hours. His Majesty still feels somoewhat fatigned but his general condition is good." COMMISSIONER PERRY WILL NOT RESIGN Ottawa, Feb. reference to the i Claimed to Be the Finest Equipped i I Theatre in the West LIBERAL EMPLOYEE 1 Griffith Theatre opens on Mon- day night under the new name of the c Theatre and the new manner To Succeed A. W. Camp- bell as Deputy Minis- ter of Public WorUs Toronto, Feb. Ontario gov- ernment has chosen another of the Lib- eral employees important posi- ment of F.W.Brown when "The Witch- ing Hour" with Miss Belle Stevenson as the star, is the play. The interior finishing and equipment of the theatre has been completed and now it is the finest theatre west of Winnipeg. The Conservative convention held at Morris unanimously nominated Hon. tion. R. F. Fairbaim, who has been in the Public Works Department since Colin H. Campbell, attorney general 187S will succeed A. W. Campbell asjfor the Iocal legislature. Deputy Minister of Public Works. Mr. Campbell was appointed successor to Mr. M. J. Butier, Deputy Minister of Regina report, that Commissioner Per- Railways and Canals for the Dominion. ry is about to resign his command of JOHN" CHARLTON DEAD gram consisting of a series of minia- the R. N. W. M. P. to organize a simil- ture lectures, after -which the prizes ar force for United South Africa, Con for 1909 will be distributed. Baptist church: Preaching at 11 a. m. and 7.30 p.m. Sunday school and Adult class at 3 p.m. A. J, Prosser, pastor. troller White today said Perry was here last week but said nothing about his intention to resign and the con- troller does not believe now enroute west it. Perry is Latest subscriptions to the South African memorial have brought the ag- gregate up to The most re- cent contributions include 25 pounds sterling frorn Lord Minto, who ac- companied his gift with a kindly let- ter. Delhi, Ont., Feb. John who has been ill for a Jong time, died at his home at Lylndoch at 9.45 o'clock last msht. COKKESPOXDEXCE ASKED FOK With Regard to Alberta and Great Waterways Railway Edmonton, Feb. Alhcrtan rd Great waterways Railway, the colonization road whose bonds were guaranteed at per mile to build a line from Edmonton to Fort McMurray and the road over whose location there has been considerable comment of late will be under fire in the House next week. J. R. Boyle, ex-deputy speaker, has given notice that on Monday he will move, seconded by J. W. WooH, of Cardston, that all orders-in-council, the agreement, mortgage, given by tho company as security for guarantee by government plans, profile, hooks of reference, location, plans, etc., belaid before this House. was illegal and the parties were pun- ished if found. Witness identified the photo produced as that of Moses Gil- Ian and said the photo was taken on j Feb. SKh, 1910, in the jail at Brown- ing, where he is now arrested for i horse stealing. I Sergeant Oliver, R.X.W.M.P., of i Coutts identified a bill of sale which had been shown him by Harry Simms jit is for thirty-two horses and is made out to Harry Simms and sign- Claresholm, Alta., Feb. ser- ed by S. A. Wheeler and witnessed by ions accident occurred here last night Clarence Faher but bears no date'. Dr. Steevcs was driving a nurse by Witness had gone to Pondcray upon a the name of Miss Stott out to a tcvcr wire from his office commanding. He case at Mr. Paulson's farm near town met Harry Simms ano him when on entering the gate at the farm what he was doing down in these j the horse in the dark became "in some Parts. lie replied he came to see way entagled in the gate and the government veterinary and 'to fell throwing the Doctor out. Before get him to inspect thirty horses the Doctor could recover himself the which he had just bought for fifty horse haci hoi ted, carrying the unfor- dollars a-piecr from men he hiad never tunate lady in the rig and the horse serfl before. Witness visited Simms went through two wire fences. Dr. ranch on Feb. 1st and seeing the Sleeves followed as quickly as pos- horses blotched a big bar brand siblc and came up with the poor lady considered they were the horses he lying unconscious with a fractured was after and so seized them for not skull. Very little hope is entertain- being entered through the Customs, ed her recovery. He subsequently arrested Harry j Simms who admitted that the horses ;had the blotch bar when he bought t them from the two men. Cross examined by Mr. Sjmith. AGAIN DENIED London, Feb. statement! that the Canadian Pacific railway had acquired control of the Allan line is agan denied. The companies have a! cioac working arrangement under mail contract, and nothing more, is a state- i ment attributed to a Canadian Pacific railway official. The Allans would like to go to Port-1 land, Maine, but the contract forbids; thThe latest statement is that the Al- Stfe' but fwho and was not much acquainted accused was taking no pains to hide any transactions. He had them four or five days before he told me." i "I have not known Simms any contradictory statements except in the number of the horses." Lewis A. Parsons, a farmer, who of lans intend to build two 20-knot steam- ers. 1 stated that (Continued on with he had -worked page 4) ;