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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 20, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta j.__ V-? J? t VOL I. L C T H ill I 0 0 1; L I J M-i ft U A ft V 2 1 1 1 M no. tr WILL REOPEN BLUNDEN NAVY Stoalif at fcded Yean Aft St. Ottawa, In Coiaons yesterday the House of afternoon Col. Ward, of Durham, moved for "a copy of all the papers in conncctioa with the trial and conviction of Frederick Blundcn. for cattle bfcahng at Mac- Alberta, iu'1904. 'Col. Ward j that Blunden had been convicted entirely on the evidence "of. one Tiain, who when accused of eat tie r stealing fcikted that cattle .2 '1 t" in question frotn BluiidenT Col. Ward that'new evidence had been .sc-" cured which justified a demand for a new trial. Hon. Mr. Aylesworth the resolution on the ground that the judge's reports on both Bluudeu and Train were confidential. He offered, however, to accede to it on the un- derstanding that the confidential doc- uments should not be included. A demand for a new trial had already "bWn' said. The, is- flue in'freahty, whicli of the two should be believed_ and he considered the presiding, judge was in the best position decide as to that. R. L. Uordcn made a plea for'fur- ther consideration by Che Govern- ment. It was an unusual case. Blun- den rejected the idea- of a pardon and i maintained that a new trial would disclose his' innocence? W. A. Galliher, of a form- er of Alberta, 'emphasized the freqency of crimes of ntf aad kilting in that district. lohatHenoh said vbeTiad baeu f re- Fcb, Represen- Russian admiralty sub- today to the na- tional defence. the Uuuia the tin- fir t aiit'ial outline of the juuch 'discussed n'aVal prograjne. The nutter 'was-uia- with 'open doors instead of in private as had been The J programme is to be completed 'in 1917 and it .'includes not only MrHction of a fleet- of but also hydrographic work at several o{ the of Russia. The ditures involved amount to 000 and increase yearly from the already included for laying of four new battleships to a miximum of in 1914. The expendi- ture. then decreases in" 1918 and the subsequent expcndi- tuiea are to be maintained at i t Jigure. One of the featured of -the programme is a duplicate complement HON. ARTHUR BOYERGETS IliiHJB Siceedk Sr LMB Jdte is GtwMr if Prorate Qiebee of guns on every structed ship to be con- CANDIDATES FOR SENATE SOME OF JHOSE IN THE FIELD FOR UNIVERSITY, PO- SITION r results oi the elections for the senate of Alberta University will be announced convocation, March 13 Registration of graduates has closed. Over 354 were registered. Five members p the sefiate to be elected and the otlier'ton to be appointed by. the gov eriiment. The following have'announced tha they are candidates: Principal W Rea, M. A., Kdmonton High School R. S. Jenkins, M. A., Strathcona High school; E.'T. Bishop, B barris ter, Dr. Fern-s, president association; Rev. C. H Huestis, M Df'er; J. Me A., superintendent Edmon ton schools. It is prob.ible that Short, o and 0. M. liiggar, Edmon tpn, will .ilso be candidates. LONDON TIMES DM THE MARKE Montreal, Feb. impor- ant changes will shortly take place "n political j It has been practically settled that ihe Hon. succeed Sir Louis Jotte as Lieut. 'Governor" of Quelx'c. A delegation 'from Montreal which went to-Ottawa to appointment of r Mr. received the assurance -of Sir Wilfrid-Laurier that Mr: Boyef' the' pewi; tion iiid it is expected that pointnicnt will be gazetted %at an early date, and that Mr. Boyer1 will the Lieutenant Governor great historical celebration .is held at Quebec next year. Mr. Boyer" who s a life-long "Liberal, was for. a time, member without'portfolio'of "the fam- ous Mercir cabinet.- r. A shuffle jn the Quebec cabinet so imminent and it'is expected the changes will be'announced''short- ly after the Legislature meets at thc beginning of next month.. Premier Gouin will remain head oj the government "for a time at'least But Hon. who has been regarded as the strong maruo the administration, but who to prominence in connection withfcer tain law" suits, will retire and 'be appointed'to the Dominion Senate to replace Choquctte, who will appointed police-magistrate; of Que bee in place of the 'present inctim bent, Judge Chauveau, who will-be r on a v Ottawa. Feb Glnxruette denies a-Quebec report tha he is-to police, rVb, TJniukl Vilk Ei- ftociety held' here President Newman andVsuf- be ,to the cominence- "the'proposed Dodaon dam, w for the ben- L be accom- Mr. SiuVin moved that thc delegation be-instructed first to in- terview the. seeretar} of state aud se- cure from him full information as to Canada as to head waters of 'Milk River; second the secretary Of the interior and'urge that the oik on the" Milk 'Tver'project would'be continued, and hirdly, to interview members and 'IRftiGATIOtt urge" upon that it pass an appropriation for41io of buy- ng the ufcwl by fhc Indiana f rebervations und return the said waters to the 'while settlers, the appropriators. A BIG RUSH OF EMKRAffTS COMING Capacity Montreal, Feb. .Advices rocciv- by shipping hetedui inp past days indicate that the coining muni prat ion season will be us heavy as that of despite the Increased pahenger ratee and the reports- which PLAYED HOOEY ON THE SABBATH Urfs bien industriously circulated of trade depression on this The. passenger agents of the C. I'. R. in England repot t indications that every vessel will have all the business in can handle during the busy months and in fact the cables state all the C. R. steamers sailing foi bt. John" during March have been heav- ily booked in the second class and WATEftWAVrCOMMIIflON Ottawa with EaH Grey and Ottawa, Feb. tors in connection with 'the work of inteinutional waterways coumm- wete discussed at a' eouierouee held in the Governor General's "offtee today at which His KxcelletteVvtUH Ambassador Bryce and C. Gibbons, 'chairmen of the Gfcnad- ian section of the international water- w_ays commission were present, lattter was in Washington last week" discussing his intentions relative to the waterways with the United States authoiities and the British ambassa- dor. It is understood that on the- fishery matters in so far as they ap- pertain to the preservation of the fish- in the Great Lak.es and Lhe problems relative to the export of power generated at Niagara Falls been practically settled and that the other questions 'which have a bearing on Ambassador Hryce's vis- it to Ottawa are still in abeyance and will not be settled for tome time yet. HARRIMAN1S VIQORIOUS Miff ons a daflrtt UMB Cealnl HE IS BAft FROM OTTAWA CARDSTON, MACLEOD AND GARY DELEGATES RE RAILROAD [immigrant classes. Act W2S Pit I departments ich "carry i he latr Efect at t Hcnra i'M? devotes coniidera.ble. attention to v k tj-nJts. 'At thef lairs in W Vjimnw Mini i r i hi- vicmitv he as a large and.sncce.-s- loryjand abil-J k 'fill P-rhTiittnr in rvom 21st. uj> the of the town awt'li'iiv- eontractr sneaker of the and super- ior court Judge at Quebec has b-jeu offered Jette's "place. TELEGRAPHIC BRIEFS itnr of South Caio- in this morn- .ing. r Senor Merry DC a hrothef" of Cnnlmnl De V.il, ponttfitnl secretary slate, has appointoil ministor :it Tangier. It. Man en of Georgetown, 'has nominated .is STOESSEL IS GIVEN EARS IN PRISON for tlie ty. LegisKitiire in rialtors coua- St. 'Petersburg, Feb. court" martial today gave, its decision in the case of Gen. Stoossel, accused of cowajyiicc fit., the siege tof Port Ar- thur. If recomended that he bc'g" ten yours imprisonment. MAYOR SPEAKS FOR THE CITY AT MEETING OF SEED GRAIN MEN OPPOSE COMPENSATION, ACT Kdmonton, ii quote pro- bable that serious opposition uill ly offered to the passage of tlic" com act. The bill wns on the CAL to Tha Herald.) Cardston, Feb. Mark Spencer returned from his trip to Ot- tawa today. He reports very favor- ably as to the attitude of the West- ern members towaid this long-suffer- ing corner of Vlberta on transporta- tion 'matters. Interviews were hac with the Minister of the Interior Mr Oliver and also with Canada's great premier, Sir Wilfrid Laurier. Owing to the illness of the Minister of Rail ways that gentleman could not seen but from the assurances givcj by his coleagucs in the cabinet, a well as the attitude of all the West ern members upon the question, the delegation from Calgary, Macleod and Cardston, has performed a successful mission to the Dominion capital. Chicago, Feb, 20.-E. H. Harriuian today gained a complete victory in- the Illinois Central litigation 'which :ias been in Superior Court since last October. Judge Ball rendered a decision today dissolving the tempor-- ary injunction granted Stuyvesant Fish by which shares, of stock enjoined from being ..voted at the" annual meeting of the Illinois Central railroad company. This ?tock which was held by the Union Pacific railroad company and the Roalroad Securities company of New Jersey, can now be voted at annual meet- ing which" will be held in this city in March. PROHIBITS LABORERS INCREASE C. N. R. CAPITAL Line Will Be Extended to Pacific ng parties weie" .Toe Chario Miss -it memory tv >to spell'serves him anght.- After -ho ceremony at the Catholic, church eiitei t.iined thc numerous jrucsts with wine Groiid Union B.xr. tuJ'erent in the ev- ening by a grand ball in the s Ilall. It that or' two gentlemen preserved the customs} of their native land by performing in j wooden s-hoesa. 7 1 night Uevt-Otf. BclJ of Ma'-' plo Creek, on-the Life' of Christ illuitratetl by" magic lanteni slides The lecture was given ful exhibitor in neaily every He is a farmer of the class that is making Alberta famous the world over. _ GILLETTE TO DIE IN THE ELECIHIC CHAIR Ottawa, nuttefr in the Honse'. of 'Commons this X. Rn. capital by, Committee also authorized extension of the system from Edmonton to the Pacific Coats and the building of branches in the Xoith-West pro- vinces as well as in Ontario and Que- bec. From Coming to America'from Japan to the U. S. Tokio, Feb. memorandum of the Japanese government in reply to the minister of the United States on the subject of emigration men- tioned yesterday by .the Associated Press was handed to Ambassador O'Brien today. It is understood that it agrees in 'general terms with a numbei of suggestions made by. the American government andTequires a turthler restriction of emigration by he practical prohibition of laborers. The points out that the. restrictions already en- forced, including the closing of emi- gration to Mexico land-'the Hawaiian Islands, will make' further complaint from America 'almost-im- possible'. LETH3RIDGE TEMPERATURE G. Baldwin, of tins ftity, has been making observations of thu tempera- ture of the city. The regular meteor- ological reports are of 'the tcmpera- Jturc in the shade ftut Mr. Baldwin has fioni standpoint, con- _ sideied the shown by Fort Wuync, Feb. American car urthe. New The York to Paris auto race arrived at Kettleville toddy. The, machine; was stuck in the drifts outside that city the greater nnrl of night The French car came in a shoit time later. Farm- ers along the route turned out last night to shovel away the blocading snow drifts. viell attended The -pictures were good, in fact thc best ipart of ciiingr's ay mcfht the Ion contest took place in the Eu-' Albiny- X V., Feb. E. Corllandf conviclccL of thc mutcler of his sweetheart; Grace Splatt Wesley dwd. W. H. FairieR by G. H. aod W. F. order paper for consideration in tho coimnittei'C1 of the whole- today bvit was withdrawn and allowod to stand Thurhday. It is reported around the corridors that sweeping changes are in contemplation nnd 'it i> say Tn shape bill 'will emerge from the coin- on Thursday. 1 E Halck PiesM Ilall Iwtvvcon Biok Stott of who is n t [jfcsenC working in this town and Kid Ihivis of Calgary who is well and favorably known io; local sports. As n> preliminary Dick Slug, an ex-featlicr-weight jijstl Porcy Portci .boxed four rounds nnd shoueil that at leant they knew, something about at- one time. For the m.iin mon were trainwl to the mtmnejfafid looki-d to l.e in the tit condition. the electric ch.iir during thc week b> ginning March 30th. INVITE P ASTO R TO R ETU R N night, nt Lhe ;ot the Ollichil Ijonicl of Wesley njh an invitation .1. AI. llarrtson, lhe pastor, to to return osul vear. next coiifyivncc for u was ny to tho excellent the in the During, thc past few days, wlieu the sun was hottest it registered around 80 degrees and, one dny aa 36 dogrec-s. The thermoineter he uses is 0112 of the most accurate made and the-io figures are corob mitt-d by gov- orai; witnesses'. WON AT THF BONSP1EL Winnipeg, Feb. and his Calgary-Medicine Hat combina- tion had a close, game with Labalt of winning out by two points. The other half of this game was played at the Thistle, thc total scores piving Calgary-Medicine Hat an easy win. Labatt, Minneapolis 00310010 0 1 1 20012011 0 1 1 NO BOY UNDER AGE OF CAN BE EMPLOYED IN A MINE was last twchcj b-v IIl'mhU'r- Mr-i Marquis of rules. no i'i th- rlmchog and broak-i subJ''cl the mxitation, of course of The of Wesley Church wa5 troi of thc tliey had inude ma- JKhen G. M. Hatch called ny with-cereals, using to order thc public meeting held" lait of wheat, oats and evening in connection Vith thc pro- .barley. vnij seed fair.' [winter wheat as they believed it can Henderson gave an address be successfully grown up north. wt-komc in which he of t'ne perimcnting with roots and alfalfa of the seed fair and will IKJ earned on The grovi- of O.c of thc city upon ing of alfalfa syul clover will .Ix? thc of thc fantiina; countrj'Jof economic in tho uhkh was in no duo to; WAV of kcepina; f the thc cHhivttiion of He wcl- fertility of the soil. They will corned all whytlicr from north or dcavor to thc ways youth arnl none of thc prlr. to fruits nml s-hnilys, which arc es they won. l-fe was gratificfl to so lacking in thc wost. These arc kavc Atkinson of practical questions as they jrill great who come over to sec the eown-' ly a-ssiVt in keeping thc young to Which so many of his "compa- in sympathy with fann work. How triots j to make farm homes wttractive G, 11. HullOn, of of the" important problems for thc ex- the Dominion Expn-rimcnUl Farm at 'perimenta? station to solve. one from Northern Al-js To aid fn thc of offort lw> FARMER GAVE BOY LIQUOR Intoxicated the Lad, Fell out of Cut- ter and Terribly f f St. Thomas Ont.. Fi'rjruson. a f.irmor i: ch.irgrd with supplying liquor Clarence Mattis, a St. Thomas lad aped oijrhteen who had hk hands and feet badly frozen while returhinp from driving from Ferbtison's to his home on February Pth. An amputa- tion of all of his fingers both lif-> taken at the hospital swore'that'Fcr pave him whiskey which so-in- him that he foil out cutter and lay in a fann lane for five- honrs cxposod to the cnld. Matlis says he never had tasted liquor be- fore. and-was for points. I1 1C i tommitttc of thr icronco, The ImuniMiil thc past rin.irt. returns .showwl.'. :that r w.i-. ;hc hcst in tho cl.urch, thc average hiportanl Ameainent to Ac Coal Kies Ad -Inspector's Rcprt Has te be Posted at the Bgh Hw Law ing, :iwa'y "clean Severn I' T'olicc, including the Ins-poetor, the hall with presence well _as dmnd- nxl or more mot. of Tn of 'hc seventh round injured his loft '1cr fehpuUIcr scvci'ol.v, pHrtly; dislocating! lllirrison C. tho exhibition of j At Ottawa science'and tho seventh "the fastest of, the evening. was the Ottown. Fob. the- fir-t t sor throughout and his splondid jnpr of tho committee of JicrieuUnn footwoi-k won which nnd colonization this moniinp. G. working jmilu-d !o the .U-frLslattiro this worX no on men for provj.Mons that bo.vbim.the rc.ison thut they arc not contmu- Jder sixteen should not on-plojexl ously engagwl at hard work as the Tin mires thnt every IKS miner is itt the face, nnd also that Unppik-d n house for the they arc not exposed to thc .same ucii and that the reports of ther danger as thc miner. !t is also cTnim- sixscUir must posted at thc mine. cd that a great main of these men osi> changes irr tho net arc a result nre drivers '.and drive horses and inviMicr.uion last year. general manager of promptly snppnssod. I hoy Scott kept Ms head down so H. Clark. Dominion commission- er was examined irt regard fo had not the; workings of his brnnc'n in the marked nrisinc out of partial fnihtro in crops imfortun- He told the that not more much thnt srme grate and ihht of.Davis. ntc accifli'iit xn is prancrally conceded that Davis won. hc v fng made h.v far thc most points _ mules, and it is that those horses and mules h.ue a lunch hour ns 'well as -'the., men so that the men nnd animals can be. fed' and watered In the case of .'contract miners' they can have iboir hinvh while .waiting for shots to'bc'firvd, or at any other froslexl crops and the Toronto, The shnrcholdor of the defunct York loan and saving? company arc not likely to get than twenty-fire or the dollar, thirty or ihe juiinr wouM }v so high if tho for ono hour por day than the ey tram worj u> have' played the had not on rolyine 1 i'l foi. They claim that it juniors hut the latter failed to' pram He belisved an arlvnntapo to the mm- in an Jipjvjaranco. However.' do to sow thoir own ers Uio ptihlic th-it mines pro- not to disappoint the crowd the jun- whoat oit3 wherever it iors from Slav town played the Cole- j Hl" ?-'ve 5 por rathor than iran juniois ond j "sk in eastern grain. to belnff damaged to that extent should be the Vncifn mimx nt lUnkhcnd. and 0 S. ot IVi'IK'vuc, Irt-st plai'mjj tho'viows of thc mine owners on the eight hour law 1-eiorc the government. n clause inserted in the Umie whenever they h.ive min- utes to spare and often in the case'of" the mlji.-- drivers thoy can eat their lunch while riding "out on thair cars. Thc transportation men claim they have often an intermission of half an. hour or more each day in which to' _ eat lunch and feed and water coal psnocially be al- I their ainmaU right in thc mine. Ma- tvvrlve cent.- of western hi I a mine ovuior or op- farmers had suffered real hardship as'nator to vtork Ins mine not excell- injr day in oni1 ralendar year ducing lowed to Work for a longer period durfnjr the winter sejvson. The cpcr- rn by six goriis to 101117- seeded lor.r bualicls to the acre. atcrs also wish a clause making the nv are able to have tLeir lunch at the same time as thc min- ers slop white-waiting for a rouad. for the men engaged in the (of shots to he, fired. ;