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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 23, 1910, Lethbridge, Alberta v.1' V TKe Lethbridge Daily Herald Volume III. Lethbridge, Alberta. Wednesday, February Number' HON. W. BUCHANAN DENIES STATEMENT Made By Calgary Paper-Statef HU Position In the Present Political Sit- uation-How the Parties Are Shaping Up 4- 4- LESSARD MAY SUCCEED BULYEA. Edmonton, Feb. is reported here that Hon. P. E. 4- Lessard, minister -without port folio in the Rutherford gov- 4- ernment will be appointed lieutenant-governor of the pro- vince at the expiration of 4- Lieutenant-Governor Bulyea's 4- term. TELEGKAPlilCS Edmonton, .Feb. when News appeared in tho editorial interviewed regarding the item in the and read 'as Calgary News, Hon. W. A. Buchanan' The Albertan and Herald for some: states: "I have never yet spoken to .any reporter -or newspaper rep- resentative declaring .my .posi- tion. 1 'am simply taking the .attitude that 1 am loyal to the Kov-1 Ncws. railroads operating in Chicago, ernment and am awaiting the report the statements pub- and presentation of both sides of 'the ..........i :___ case before 1 decide what action I will take. It is true that reports "have been circulated that 1 intended reason their own, oti every occa- sion thus far Mve intimated and of W. A. Buchanan is not'with the i government in ilie- present unpleas-j antncss. Tie National City Bank of Cam- bridge closed its doors today. Stephen S. Gregory, widely known Chicago been named as a third arbitrator in the controversy between the members of (he Switchmen's Union and certain Government Or Railway Control Of Terminal Elevators Asked For By Grain Dealers Co., of Regina, will huild twenty rect. Mr. Buchanan who was con-! larKe IJOUSQS during the coming spring Ottawa; Feb. Representatives of the Grain Dealers and Grata Ex- porters from east and west today asked the government to take over the control Q[ the terminal announced that McC-allum at Fort William and Port Arthur if TRI-WEEKLY SERVICE TO CARMANGAY Commencing March 1, the present train service between Lethbridge and Carmangay 'will be increased to a tri- weekly service, trains running on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. TJie 'schedule time will be che same as before. DEPUTY ATTORNEY- GENERAL CRITICIZED By J. R. Boyle In Legislature-House Gets Down To Business In Acts Re- garding Charges Upon Land And Widows' Dowers A 'Shovel with high, sharp sides and S Calgary, Feb. The Albertan der from the LieU. -Governor, the witu a 'hinged blade that lifts away tm's morning says: The Legislative Premier said that they would all be are Jn fined to his room by illness last week is absolutely with the. government in to .resign but m every in -ila line of policy and has never gi- V" 'n jven the slightest indication to- any correspondent, or in any way, that he is not in complete har- mony with his colleagues. declared that 1 have no intention DEAD AT PHILADELPHIA !T- uic i-iic irfSurduCc Philadelphia, Feb. dead, three lying at thc point of: death in hospitals and more than a thousand persons injur- ed is tho toll exacted by the reign of lawlessness which has existed, in this citv for three days and w.hich may be renew- I Premier Rutherford asked the speak- er if Mr.-Boyle was in order, and al- though no reply ,was made Mr. Boyle went on. "If the documents and correspond- ent taken off the file will not stand the light of day it is all the more rea son why we should look at: he continued. "I have no hesitation in j saying that these files have been, (stripped of a lot of important cor- j respondence which should not have _________ been touched and I do not know why I the deputy attorney general should Ottawa, Feb. Senate bank- to'mutilate-the In mv ing committee tonight resumed the opinion this House should look into j consideration of the life insurance sec-; it- Sedion Of ,the Pro- posed Bill ed today as the Philadelphia Rapid Ttansit Company ex- j j tlons of the bill. It was decided to drop section 36 -which required an MR. CROSS REPLIES Mr.Cross in reply said that he was pects to have more cars in op- aimUaI the Sain and loss not aware either himself or as a mem of each life insurance company be her of the government as .to the truth eration than on any day since the strike started. AT MICHEL ed that there was a special tee of the government.named to deal with the question of grain handling last were both on the witness stand! aful -l'hat tlie of thc Delegation' today. i would receive the most careful con- oi' plicated in Coal Creel Hold-Up FeTnie, B. C., Feb. made to the superintendent'of insur-; fulness; of -the- allegations of Mr. ance and published by hijs in his re-: Boyle. port. The insurances companies' rep-! "There is not a document letter or rescntatives were against this section, telegram .of any kind in my depart- Thcy claimed, that, the.; exhibit 'pub- 'men t that will not be brought down" Wished would generally be 'misleading he said, "and I am'sure'the deputy and would lead to unfair criticism of'attorney-general will be glad tobrinR young companies in particular in am-' anything down. The member for ount of competing companies. .An .Sturgeon or any other member has a amendment was put into "the bill au-'right of looking through everything in thoriking thc superintendent of insur- my department and that privilege has ance lo call for a gain and loss in the' been theirs at any time. I have nn case of any company hc wished and' doubt the member for Sturgeon has authorised to publish it when he already availed himself of this oppor- deemed it advisable. A memorial tunity." was read by Mr. B. Halbrowu for Mr. Boyic said he had flot British companies asking to be of. abbve privilege but said empt trom gain and loss exhibit at the invitation-o[ deputy at- vision. but offering instead to make J torney-general Woods he and Mr. same returns of general business; nctt had gone to Mr_ Woods> office to insurance department ]ook over documents and corrcspond. ke to thc British fllps. C. N. R. OFFICIALS VISIT CFTY OPERATION CURED LADY OF BLINDNESS J. R. Cameron and a Number of Family Spend a Day Here His Spokane, Wasn., Feb. C. F. Uhls, a pioneer resident of Spo Dr. MacDonald, the defendant jj T. jsidcralion. It was pointed out, how- at the opening of the court until lliat ,jcmand which was tcr noon and Hon. George E. Foster. on thc government was not a the plaintiff when the court adjourned j sraall onp> as ,he taking over of ter- ser the day. jminal elevators would require an ex- During thc examination in chief expenditure of several million dollars. _Dr. MacDonald by Dr. Rowell there1 were constant objections raised on a Coal Creek miner, and Fred Talbot.jthc Canadian a miner working at Michel, were ar-jthat they make iu uiu ULU-ISII gov-jcncc This thev rested today at Michel by Provincial! ernment, The' amendment' authoriz-l Woods daimcd SQme Constable Morris and brought to Fer-j "ig the superintendent of .insurance to ;grams between Minty Of the A G nie and are being held in the city jail. call for gain and loss from any com- raihvav were of .private character would be objected to by the and should no-t be down to These men are supposed to 'be pail of- j lthe party held up companies. Senators Beique behalf of the plaintiff by Mr. Hell- muth but in nearly all instances these ,1. R. Cameron, general superintend- ent of the operating department of the Canadian Northern Railway, ar- rived in the city this afternoon in a Canadian Northern official car. This is Mr. Cameron's first visit to this city. He was making a tour of the West, having travelled from Winnipeg jng tnp eye ball to and Strathcona, and j I objections were overruled by the court kane, living: at Fifth avenue and t .____.____ I-UULI, thence south to Calgary- At the sug- gestion of Gen. SupL Price of tne C. P. R. at Calgary Mr. Cameron took a trip around by Lethbridge while re- turning to Winnipeg. This is tho first Canadian passenger coach to visit Lethbridge. and it is hoped that it will not be long till Canadian Nort.heru trains will be a common sight at the Lethbridge union depot. When asked how soon that time wo'uld be Mr. Cameon evaded an an- swer by saying he was only superin- line street, has .regained hf-r sight fol- j: an operation for glancona, one difficult diseases of the t'ye with which oculists have to deal. The operation performed at th-s Deaconess hospital in this city, consb's of -ais !ng an incis- ion to permit the fluids lo escape. disease usually results :n total blind- ness. The first state is a so-called smoky vision caused by hardening eye balls and then periods of blindness, following visions of iridescent A sudden shock, and frequency out cause, is followed by Mrs. Uhls was under treat- ment less than a week and is now at her home. The operation was the first of its kind performed in this part of the Northwest and was sticcersful in every way. in that the woman'? sight has been restored and she sees An interesting point brought out by Mr. Rowell was that Dr.. MacDonald was not being sued for the speech, he challenged the plaintiff to sue him on and for which he said he would plead no privilegeibut on an entirely differ- ent subject. When addressing tic jury at the opening of the case Mr. Hellmuth had in reply to Dr. Mac- Donald's challenge said: "Here is our answer: we are now suing." But it was made clear to- day as stated that the plaintiff is hot answering the challenge hut sued fon another speech, blindness. The reading of the evidence of Chan- cellor Boyd as given before thc in- surance commissioner was listened to tendent of the operating department j better than at any time during the 'last 20 years. While giving every credit to the oculist, Mrs. Uhls says her prayer for sight was answered from heaven. and had nothing to do with, the con- struction department and could say nothing of the construction plans of the Canadian Northern railway. It seemed to be rather a family par- ty and a gathering of the Cameron clan, including J. R. Cameron, gen- eral superintendent of the C. N. R., and his mother and daughter; W. G, Cameron, of the well known firm of Cameron and Heap, "wholesale mer- chants of Kenora, who are contem- plating opening up business in Leth- brirtgo, and another brother, J. A. C. Cameron, the well known representa- tive of the Federal Life at Medicine Hat BIG FIRE IN SPOKANE SYMONS BLOCK GUTTED Spokane, Feb. The aymons block on Howarod St. and Sprague avenue, running through to First avenue, was gutted by fire todav Damage noe yet estimated. Greenough Bros, store were the prin- cipal losers. There was also involved the import- ant question of government owner- ship of elevators. It was further pointed out that ifj _ .the House. Both Mr.. Bennett and Baird Saturday night, at Coal Creek. 1and thought the superintendent Mn saw lne etc securing about ?1200. No trace as yetjof insurance should have this power. decided 'they were not private Mr Senator Lougheed thought that as WoodSf howeve maintained' they has been discovered of the two who did the actual hold up. thc. business of the British companies were and toW Mr hc gj John N B Fob 91__HOn Clif nut iu iiiu aai thc demands were granted legislation as the British companies. rrvT-rl ot would be required and at this ad- vanced stage of thc session the gov- ernment could hardly hope to get a bill through along with the large am- ount of legislation that is before par- liament still required to be disposed of. ford Sifton.arrived at noon today from Ottawa and will leave on the morning j train for Halifax to address the aciian Club on the work of the Can- adian conservation commission. From was licensed by deposit of securities bring tncm.dmvn. insistedi they should be exempt from bcihg thcy arc ROt concluded called upon for that sort of a return. 'r would like to know Senator Bciquc pointed out that thfijwhcthcr attornev-general American companies were in thc same or the Premie, is nmning prQ_ vince and what right Mr. Woods had COST OF C. P. R. EXTENSIONS with interest. Thc chancellor's state- ment was that the promoters of the] Great West Land Co. put no money up and that the only money put up was by the Chancellor himself, Mr. Schoficld and thc Union Trust Co. The Chancellor said he had been led to believe that all the stock was paid up. ITc was surprised to learn that the three men w-ho promoted the Great West Land Co., Messrs McGil- Hvary, Foster and Wilson, from thc beginning to the end never riskod any money at all in it. Mr. Rowell read from the report of the insurance conv- pany commission; "And thcy have come out of the company with all the stock of the company that is ex- empt." To this the chamcellor re-! to thc commission "Thit The Herald is informed by Supt. Taylor of Medicine Hat that the extensions to the Lethbridge yards will amount approximately sta- 1i m and improvements telegraph office and store buildings with contents, 000. making a total of about 5-17.000. DISTRICT COURT Halifax he will return to Fredericton. N. B.. where he will address the New j j Brunswick Forestry convention on Fob. 23rd. Senator Thompason thought the op- inion of the superintendent of insur- 1 ancft should be respected. Senator Cox thought the British [companies would not object to mak- ing a statement of their general bus- iness and securities. Senator Loucheed sain that in his to. remove the documents. Mr. Woods again replied saying that the privilege of seeing any documents in his department was always extend- ed to members and if Mr. Boyle did not know it before he knew it now. Mr. would it be to opinion Section -15 was broad anriila-" thcm OJ1 the ENTWISTLE AFTER 'gave thc superintendent of insurance j great inquisitorial powers. To put IMMIGRATION HALLJthe words authorizing him to call for a statement of the annual gains and Mr. have no objections and never had any." GENERAL BUSINESS RESUMED The matter was then dropped and A meeting 01 the board of trade was, losses would be to limit the powers gcncral business proceeded with In held at Mr. Arnup's office on Tuesday the superintendent of insurance and the introduction for the second read- evening last. Among other things.'at the same time needlessly aggra- the matter of an immigration hall was, vatc British companies. On motion taken up. and resolutions passed ask- of Senator Lotigiiccd the words wcrr ing the local members for the Do-i dropped from Section 15. Thc latter minion and Provincial parliaments to! portion of Section 53 which forbade use their influence to procure the hall a company offering bonuses or purses for News. to agents was struck out. It was NEW TRUSTEE BOARD FOR WESTMINSTER Tlie District Court is now being held by Judge Winter. Yesterday af- ternoon judgment reserved in the case of Plunkett Savage vs T. W, Dyer, a dispute in regard to the qual- j jty of perishable goods. S' "imons j Shepherd for the plaintiff, the 1 defendant in person. This mornine was elven to t.hp hoar- MOOSE JAW HAS STREET loaves a wife, five sons and a daugh-itiate with thc citv council tor. thing I never knew of and never sane-'ing of the plaintiff's evidence, in the 'tioneil and T would not have listened I case of Steve Gergley vs William CAR FEVER ho if T had known of There was I Weligati, a claim for payment of a Moose Jaw, Sask., Feb. a pathetic interest, in the reading ofjloan. The defendant did not yet ap- pear and the case was adjourned for a weeK. Simmons Shepherd for the plaintiff and Conybeare, Church and McArthur for the defence. J. B. Couture, a prominent now being taken for the organiz- the ovidr-neo of the late Dr. Oronhya- of St. Ronifacc is dead, aged 72. Hejation of a local corporation to nego- 1'street railway franchise. tckha as given before the insurance for a [commission. The former head of the (Continued on n Church in North Lethbridge, Wesley Members Have Resigned Monday night the trustee board of Westminster church tendered therr re- signations. This is the trustee board appointed be-fore (.here was any West- minster church, and was composed of members of Wesley church. They have wished to give up their positions for some time. Last night they were allowed to vacate thc posi- tions they have filled so and a new board, composed of members of Westminster church, was appointed. The following are the names of the new board: S. .Tones, John Torrance. J. B. Gray, W. P. J. Alexander, W. Simm. Mr. Torrance was elected secretary-treas. from assaulting her. offered by sonic of the companies who said they found it to their advantage to offer inducements to cashiers and collectors to make special efforts to mg, an act respecting charges upon land contained in certain instruments Mr. Marshall minister of agriculture explained that in a number of cases where companies sell threshing ma- chinery, etc., the contract for the purchase of thc same is long and fine- ly printed and is usually the case, signed without being read fully, the farmer only being aware of what be has done when hc finds a caveat reg- inducc policy holders to keep their j jstcrcd against, his ,and Thc premiums up and prevent lapses. The commit ten adjourned until morrow morning. Atlantic City. N. J., Feb. Seyler in his confession to the police last night declared that Jane Adams bill jbill intends to remedy thc writing in reading in of mortgages lo agree- ments of sale awl to render such mortgages if made null and void. It is one which is beingt.opposied by machinery men. Mr. Boyle express- ed sympathy with the act. but wanted it embodied in the Land Titles Act. It was finally sent to the legal bills committee. feii over the railing of the million DECEASED HUSBAND'S ESTATE dollar pier by accident and that he fied to the city only because he feared being held responsible for her death.! Mr. Marshall's Act, respecting; the share of a married woman c. dcceasorf husband's estate was faeyler admits that the girl ran to the] spnl lo tnis rail during a quarrel with him. a u-onian 1 to admit that she met and undcr tfrrmg of while trying to prevent him her also This bill whose husband has will left her less than she would get if. he diet! (Continued on Page ;