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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 19, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME 3 LETH BRIDGE, ALBERTA, WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 19, 1903. NUMBER WILL NOT CLOSE THE BARS AT SIX ENTRIES MADE FOR THE SEED FAIR Manitoba Government Re- fuses Request of Maiiy People Winnipeg, Man., Feb. min- a, imlted protest was also read. The subject.of the early closing was. the most particular thing in the opinion of the council. An unsuccessful' "ef- fort to get jlr. Sinimons over tht 'phone was made to find out whether 'there was still time 'to''enter a pro- test and 1'or a. delegation' to reach Kdmonton to the matter, before the government. Alderman and the city solicitor were appointed ej .____ delegation to go lo the capital pro- j to Be Placed Under Con- There is a very excellent exhibit of grains and grasses at the Provincial Seed Fair which opened today in the old Hick Wake- ly stand, Conybeare Block. Every class but one is fully repre- sented, there being 130 exhibits all told, corning ironi every quar- ter of the province from Peace River Landing to There are forty-two entries for the handsome "Farm Crops" tro- phy. Of Alberta. Red wheat there are 25 entries, of Red Fife 21, of Banner Oats 15, of long oats other than Banner 20, of short oats. 13. The judging will be completed tomorrow morning and the ex- hibition will be- open to the public at one o'clock toiiiorow after- noon. The judges are W. C. McKillican of the Seed Laboratory, Calgary; G. H. Hutton of the Experimental Farm, Lacorabe; and Prof. Atkinson, of the Montana Agricultural College. The last men- ister of public works- announced in i tioned will assist in the lecturing tomorovr, as will also W. F. Stephens, of Clover Bar, Alta., who arrives tonight. Tomorrow afternoon a series of1 lectures will be given in Oli- ver's Hall by the experts at the Fair, and in the evening a public meeting will be held in the basement of Wesley church. Both meetings are-open to the public and will doubtless be largely at- tended. .MORE EXPORTS THAN IMPORTS That is the Feature of Canada's Trade for January COWLEY TO, CALGARY vided it was not too late. Advice will be sent to the Mayors of Calga- ry and'. Medicine Hat advising that the delegation wa.s going and '.advLs- tant meeting, of the Board of Trade ing. -thai their delegations'.'be'hi 'Ed- was held today when the question of inonton ut the same time. [endorsing two applications for new Aid. Ives in the roads was brought up. One from that the merchants', of the city had .signed" a petition that they'proposed tension of the C. and E. from Macleod j C0ache3 On the east-bound overland i s16. For the ten months the total im- seoding -to -the government asking to. the boundary and a road from transcontinental express 17 miles i Cowley to Calgary the latter'.being j west of chapleau. The colonist car. I ctruction Right Away Calgary. Alb., impor- Ottawa, Feb. trades returns for January show a marked reversal of trade-for the past year or so in respect to the steady and rapid growth1 of imports with exports show- ing little or no increase. Last month for the first time in many months the conditions are reversed and imports show a considerable decrease while the -exports show -a substantial in- crease. The total import for the month amounted to a de- crease of as compared with. January 1907 while the exports "to tail- ed an .increase of 517. The exports of agricultural pro- diicts last month increased by over and the exports of the mine ON THE MAIN LINE NEAR CHAP- j.decreased while those LIQUOR STORES FORCED TO CLOSE C. P. R. WRECK The afterclap of the recent convictions of Geo. Houk Co., and A. Roy for retailing liquor in their wholesale liquor premises came this morning when License Inspector C. S. Hotchkiss served both dealers with notices of the cancellation of their, licenses and orders to dispose of their-stock "in the time prescribed by. law. The Inspector states, that the evidence at the recent trials calls for-the absolute cancellation of the licenses. Both parties had given notice of an appeal v against the convictions, but these have not been served upon the complainant, the Inspector, within five days, as prescribed by law. In one case the "notice, was' served on the crown attorney the time. There will be s.n 'interesting legal battle over the cases but in the meantime both establishments are closed. NEW FIRE HALL NEEDED COUNCIL WILL BE SEEN DELEGATION GOING TO THE ALBERTA CAPITAL To Protest Against Gover- nment Intentions re City Charters LEAK, ONT--ONE PERSON KILLED Feb. night the steel flange of the wheels of the forest decreased by amounts of The -total amount of duty the month was a.decrease of ior the first tea months of the present fiscal year the- total duty collected ------c- jcuj. LUC ujiia.1 U.LII.V txuicuwjU. Ottawa in connection wita tne ex-j moii rioraiiprl 'I OI a ma11 car oroide ana aerauea was an mcrease of city be given the proposed amendment which would give it pow- er to pass an early; closing bylaw. If j exclusive of coin and bullion built with the object of opening car anci a nrst coach were the large 'coal, fields at Livingston, j overturned. A- Japanese car attend- The clerks.being 'affairs in the city. compelled to stay longer hours in the stores would form a clerks' uu- sha11 be completed in fivp. mittee for recommendation i i i 4-L. x passen- year. Total exports of coin and bul-j nf ,-Mr undertaking that .wont commences atjgers injurecL Brakemau Morgan wasj an ,in- -this power were not given were endorsed, the latter one j ant and'several cause a somewhat serious state amounted to an increase of as compared with the corres- ponding, ten months of the previous preparation of a programme! considerable discussion, rt wn-s the-pxirposft of i St- spur track being the objection 'The for ..'t a special meeting 01 the" Water and Ldght' Committee on Saturday The city council decided last night to take vigorous action with the pro posal of the provincial government postpone the granting 01 the am- endments of the city charter until next year.' The letter received irom W. C. Simmons, the local }I. V. P-, and the reply sent by the rity-solici- the Smith tor as reported in -thc Herald -some ps ago-were read. using the site on which the present the city solicitor Calgary urging hall is located. Finally, the night. All the members, including! mittse decided to recommend the Legislature last night that the that government will not, aceede to the Aid. Cunningham, and Adams'! plans be secured for a building that prayer of the numerous petitions: can accommodate the necessary tfle bars be closed at six o'clock. and the Mayor were present. The chairman first brought forth the re- so much discussion in the councils of last j-ear and reviewed the various stages through which the clauses had Those that had been rejected last year or had been, passed and .then paratus and horses, to handle the same. There were in all 12 000. petitioners jin favor of it. In giving the second The hook and ladder was the next Beading of his liquor bill, the ininis- probicm faced. It u-as pointed out ter of Public works said'.the. hotel that the present. ladder was useless were generally observing (the passed and their -success or three storey buildings of which law and attributed much .of there are over a dozen in the city, drunkenness in city to .'-'blind; The committee recommended the respect of which there has, been- dropped because of the lack of funds' purchase of a new hook and ladder 165 convictions in. the last year. JEe Were again placed .before the com- 'provided tbe council decided to build took occasion to criticize, the efforts' to of Eev- Calgary and 'Cowley. At' the same time, within two years and that road All pro- ion and demand higher wages and j .eastern men, mostly from shorter hours, thus putting the ort 'Arthur. -chants to the additional expense of j hiring more clerks for the small bus- loss would be occasioned the public Jness done after regular hours. More as well as the merchants and or less -turmoil, inconvenience and j clerks. CHAIRMEN OF THE COMMITTEES CHOSEN (From Saturday's also injured. The injured are: A. C. Payne, Bristol, engineer, head cut. Mrs. A. C. Payne, Bristol, hand smashed and internally injured. Margaret Campbell, Carleton Jet... the legs bruised. 1 J. B. Kichardson, Markham, Ont., __, j'head bruised. C. D. Humphries, Almonte, slightly injured. j J. Hunter, Gladstone, Man., slightly bruised. John C. Ainor, address unknown, crease of The total trade of Canada for ten the! a new fire hall. XMSV- on It did not take long to recommend public and complained that The first-atter taken un was that thnt a-hose reel and sufficient hose of'a new Crc hall. The chairman i be ]-laced in North Ward and a "build ing coin, and bullion was an increase of s includ-j spoke of the total unfitness of the MIDDLESEX COUNTY MURDER The new Board of Trade Council f (7. J1-. Hatch, chairman, I met last nigh-t and organized for the year. President 'Conybeare was in the chair and. C. G-. Iv. bourse, jM. Barford, J. E. Anderson, A. H. Mc- Keowen, 0. M. Hatch, E. A. Cun- ningham and W. A. Buchanan, and Sccretar3' Skeith were in attendance, also Superintendent Fairfield of the Experimental Farm. The commi-t'tces for the year were drafted as follows: E. A. Cunningham, chairman, W. A, Buchanan, JrTee- man and Dr. Galbraith. Fisaiitre C. G-. "K. Xourse, chair- man, J. R. Anderson and E. W. Mc- Mullen. Publicity and W. A. Buchanan, chairman, F. J. McTxeow- G. M. Hatch. Immigration G. M. Hatch, chair- man, A. E. Humphries, F. E. 32ason, and C. :R. Daniel. M. Barford, chair- W. J. Nelson, E. A. Cunning- ham, and A. H. McKebwen. Agriculture W. Oliver, chairman, H. E. W. H. Fairfield. Insurance and Heal 'Estate J. Anderson, chairman. C. G. K. X C- B. Bowman. Entertainment and Reception A. H. McKeowen, chairman. C. J. Eck- storm. W. Henderson, .Dr. Galbradth, and W. C. Ives. Mining and Irrigation E. U. Ryl- ands, T. 31. Evans and H. Macbeth. E. A. Cunningham and C. G. K. bourse. 'President Conybeare .and. G. Hatch .vrere.'appoiuted to wait on the council and request tx grant for the Hoard to carry on its work during year. Sash., arms cut. Fred Orville, Eoeanville, injured internally. W. Hummell, Yorkshire, Eng., face cut. W. Norank, Chelselea, Mass., nose broken. J. Morgan, Chapleau, bruised and Considerable discussion took place injured internally, on the necessity of making as large H' Rudd' T bruised. slightly R. and varied an exhibit as possible of products of JLethbridge and dis- trict at the Dominion fair, in Calga- ry. Sffvsrs.! excellent were made and G. iT. was muned chairman of a committee com of the executive and Mr. Fair- tivo to arrange for the exhibit. ELEVENTH HOUR ENTRIES Southern Alberta Farmers Make Bet- ter Showing for Seed Fair The farmers of the south, country- are sort of eleventh hour performers. This morning A.' E. Humphries, sec- retary of the Provincial Seed Fair, received entries from eleven farmers and there is reason to believe more will be coming on Mon- day. Four more were received from the north, making total of about sixty. Most of the exhibitors have several entries, so that the north will be well represented at the Fair. All will recover. COALDALE Mr. H. Favrson arrived Satur- day after spending' two months at his old home in Illinois. His wife remain two weeks longer. Ben Pawson brother of L. W, H. Pawson, is on tte way up here with a curload of goods. He owns a farm London. Ont., Feb. Har- wick, a. Isissouri township farmer is on trial charfged with murdering his wife. The evidence ot r. Ford ol Thorndale, is in the form of a writ- ten report and shows that death was due to shock and hemmorahge and that evidently she 'had been killed in a manner unprecedented in the annals of criminal -Mstorv. present building both '.for fire purpos- ing erected to shelter it. When the matter of getting new cs and for the city offices, iight-er running gear for ths hose all.the members agreed. The advan- vvagon was brought up, the mayor pigs" incidentally' castigating the mayor. The government's liquor license bill distributed today proposes some ' w "fa1- VCU. i JUV tiVi v j M VA J'Tl tages of having a new haU were dis- c Ejected to anything but hose A cussed and the chairman estimated j Aid Cunningham was de- the cost to be about The to it was so order-- main point agreed upon by. the com- mittee was that-more., apparatus was j fi vote, will hereaft, 11 the bl" sufccient to carry a Jocal option by-law, .and jn r iij 'case of repeal of such ".ovlaw. two fire loam will be ordered to .L years are to elapse before it can be needea but that it would hardlv be: at the fire hali and the works -f resubmitted. When part of a rural wise to purchase it until-there was and property will have to get anoth- a probability of having some place i cr team for the city work. to put it. That it would be a waste of. The arc light circuit was given I municipality is detached' and added to" another rural municipality, where money to Patch up the old hall to 'some attention. make it suitable was-agreed. The locaj will be taken off and double sixteen i tion of the proposed hall came in for 'incandescent put in their'place. t. no such local option'is in force, the The old arc lights bylaw is to continue m force m the KEG OF NAUS UNEARTHED AND HOUSE FOUND FULL OF GOODS Jacob Sawchuck Arrested by the Police and Taken to the Cells Along With a Wagon Load of Clothing, Cushions, Tools and Other Things A keg Jacob's undoing, not a Chief detailed Constable Rose who vocate would have warned ag- key wrench while he examined the here ann intends to sonally this season. Mrs. Alfred Haley oversee it per- received word THE CANADIAN BANK OF COMMERCE that her father was dangerously illi and she left Friday for her home in Fergus Falls, Minn. Minard's Liniment for sale every- where. ainst, nor was it a keg of gunpow- der that ended Jake's career. But a keg of nails has brought low, Ja- cob Snwchuck, trusted civic em- ployee in the waterworks department Jake is'well known as a great strong intelligent Hussinn who for several years has worked under Waterworks Superintendent Fleet wood and Fore- man Johnson, but that keg of nails was too heavy for him. Jake came to "Lethbridge somewhat over four yuars ago and by a strange Russian, ranch. There was that fatal keg. But what sort of place had he been trans lated to Was it in the mountain fastness of an Italian bandit or thc cave of a pirate of the Spanish main or the home of a thief The floor was soft with rich, carpets and rugs, the walls were co- vered with handsome cur-tains and hangings, here was a large array of swell silk dresses, jn the corners, el- aborately worked cushions, on shelves coincidence it is about, four years j were portions of wedding .trousseaus, since the people of the east end of and of infants' supplies of clothing, Of carpet overlaid with rugs and detached portion, until "repeale.d the submission of the' repealing by- law. There is to be no speaking tube nor wire communication "between bar and the remainder of the licensed house and no lunch or "meal will be permitted to be served in the bar. The penally for the first offenders who sell during prescribed hours is to be doubled. There is a clause pro- viding that any person who "is con- victed of drunkenness -five" times in one year may upon his next con- mats. on wans were for a similar offence, be de- nicely framed, on shelves ladies un- i dared an incorrigible and an habitual derwear and overwear, skirts and' drunkard, and such magistrates or waists, coats and kimonus, and stock justices of the peace shall have pow- ings, a hundred and fifty pairs of er to commit such a person to jail or women's and children's stockings and; other place of confinement-for a per- some men's >sox. There was a full jod not exceeding .one year, with or supply of ladies" wimr, night wear without, hard labor. and day wear. Some of them were In making application for a license marked and bore the names the applicant is to take an oath that who' since have changed their names, 'he has not been convicted of any of- otbcrs have moved to other parts'.'-of fence under the criminal code of the earth and some to heaven. Hand- Canada, or of drunkenness, or of any kerchiefs of all sorts, one hundred offence under the' Liquor License and fifty in one bundle, sheets, quilts act. curtains of lace and chenille, a full I Bar tenders are to be licensed, ahd dozen silk drosses, and other articles are to pay a fee of They mast be the city particularly and those of all j The Chief pinched himself to make tno nuaierOus to mention and other- males and 21 years of age. In cases parts to a certain extent, have been j1 sure he wasn't dreaming and then suffering- thc loss from their clothes I of their clothes j pinched Jake. lines and stuff curious ho investigated fur- HEAD OFFICE, TORONTO ESTABLISHED 1867 B. E. WALKER, President ALEX. LAIRD, Manager H. IRELAND, Superintendent of Branches Paid-up Capital, Rest Total Assets, Branches throughout Canada, and in the United States and England BANKING BY MAIL Business may be transacted by mail -with any branch of the Bank. Accounts may be opened and deposits made or withdrawn by Every attention is paid to out-of-town accounts. CALGARY CLAKESHOLM EDMONTON HIGH RIVER WNlSFAfL LEAVINGS LETHBRIDGE MACLEOD MEDICINE HAT WAWTON STAVKLY 'PIMCHER CREEK STRATHCONA rOMOKA VEGRKVll.LE DEER VERMILION WETA-SKIWIN LETHBRIDGE C. G. K. NOURSE, BRANCH MANAGER PAY To Oor Subscribers; Look at the label and remit us the amount due en subscription. Our subscribers in the United States should keep in mind that we have to pay postage on their papers now and are not charging exira for the paper. Kindly forward ar- rears and oblige. Id Printing Co. from their houses. The thief always seemed- to know when the line was ther to see what would come out of that magic keg. On the floor was with throe layers FORMER TABERHOTEMAN filled or the doors unlocked, always linoleum covered showed good judgment in selecting the articles and always was success- ful in getting uw.iy unseen. Back in the days of Chief the police were nctivc in their efforts Jack Irving, Lately Proprietor of the to catch the All through tbe I roign of Chief Parry, he and other Hotel ls Dead members of the force have been los-' ing sleep trying to catch the rascal and devising now schemes to replace those so easily foiled. The Chief had a Contented night's sleep 'iVKt wise unmentionable. Jake