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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 25, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta VOL I. C E T M Ifl TUiSDAY, FEBRUARY JlTUfi, HO BUDWGS AFFECTED BY ACT REDUCED 10 TfflRTY FEET Kfctoie i mm i n r; boom .ugtwh hpartA4met4 tSpactal to Edmonton, Feb. The govern- ment made importani to the Compensation Act. Tlie height of buildings to which act is" reduced trom 40 feet to '30 feet.. The elauae whteh formerly provided that Sir here injury U attributable "to serious 'and wilful misconduct of- the workmen, compensation is only to tbe paid in case of w amended Weekly by making it include "deatli or, total r In -the schedule of conditions of compensation the amount is raised from fifteen hundred eighteen" hun- dred .dollars. Where no dependents are1 left' burial The RICH MINIMQ OliTHICT V- Feb; Zi.-P, av well known''mining miuuof.Xe'w v On- tario, i'> tSiere.ii future for the country west 'of ind north u of Port Arthur, in'fad.-he that, it will the greatest itiiniug.district iu ouiffde 'British Colum- bia. north jof Ig- jiace on the Canadian Pacilic railway several rich gold claims some 'of them are' being worked. average weekly payment is increased to A new claii.se was inserted exempt- ing farmers wholly from ope ration of the bill. bill comes into effect, January I, 1909. RELIEVE PRIEST WAS MARKED May Hftvi Incurred Enmity An- archiiU in-Miw Jfewer, Colo., Feb. 25AMootT tthe priests of the.Roman Catholic city believe "that FatK- LeolHeinrieh, who tby Guiseppe Alio, an Italian anar- chist, while giving communion church Jiere-'oii Sunday wan from tfie jtime_he arrived in town last August, even before. The, dead priest was stationed previously at Paterson, N. it isj believed that he. may Ihayo incurred the enmity ,pf the an- s there and that a plot was flaiiL to kill prior "to Sijs leaving Paterson, but that the ma- chinery of the "Reds" failed to get into 'working Wder until Alio carried CITY COUNCIL SAW FIGHT at Calgary "and Lombard Calgary, Alta., the cleanest and most scientific .con- tests ever seen in Western Canada, Lombard, Chicago, der, Calgary, fought fifteen rounds''of furious milling to a draw. Lombard showed local men" some- thing new by his ring generalship and coolness, and gave JLautler est run for the money he has ever Sad. Over "one' thousand turned out' for" the event, and during1 the. last rounds of the contest the" city council attended -i if -a body, with the result that they -were highly pleased -And are of the opinion that there is no prize fight feature about it but si A tOAVE BOY LIQUOR 'St. Feb., Ferguson gave liquor to Clar- ence Matthias, the 18 year old lad of St. Thomas who was hiwTto him home to Fingal, with the result that the lad fell out of the cutter and lost one foot and several fingers by frost was fined and costs. It is understood now that action for damages will twj commenc- ed "against" The evidence disclosed that Ferguson was intoxicat- ed when he gave liquor to the lad. LETHBR1DGE Agaii it B FfUeKd.by s f Atteadasce at ly boxing contest and will allow the m the future.. TOWN SITES FOR SALE Cran4 Trunk Pacific Will Offer Somt _ Feb. The Grand Pacific will put" aixtV-twd town of Winnipeg on sale simul- tanwuBtjr. in .the spring.- .Already o government employees The minister of public works had given the 'impression in New Brunswick that governments wero sustained1 and. the Federal way on Smith strft-t and to by the of June. it Two POULTRY SHOW IS, ON Hundred and 1 company will sell the line. Exhibition Edmonton. Feb. Telephone company state that telephone in the employ of the Alberta'government are now en- ,aged iu examining the Bell lines in Alberta and making estimates of the value of the They have been at this work-for some time and Mie Bell that this is the preliminary to an offer from the government to purchase Uie Bell ines in Alberta. These men have been examining the plant in various parts of the province. Just what the report of the.se ex- oert.s will the company's officials will not are confident that the whole line will bo found to b? in first class "condition, but; they '.vill not make an .estimate of either the probable offer of trie Alborta gov- or the price at which their Man., Feb. Although. the bill amending its charter has not yet been formally to, the n Winnipeg Grain Exchange -lias al- ready as a result of the amendments, and regular trading trading hours are no longer observed in the wheat pit.' This Saturday telU-dkl ring usual. commenced in scattered fashion between 9 and 10 o'clock. The same state 'of -affairs prevailed yesterday, the market tak- ing the shape of a curb session. So lar as can be seen outwardly .his change has made but little differ- ence except for a marked falling oft in the volume of trade. The prirate wire houses with connections in Cbt eago and Minneapolis are doing a largely increased business and are reaping the benefit of the decline in the local market. C. N. Bell, 'the secretary, stated this morning that the exchange bad the offer of a char- ter "in Fort William under the laws of Ontario. .This was secured some time ago by other parties and is now available "if the Winnipeg men wish to take it up. WEBB HOLDS TITLE New Zealand, Feb. Webb, the world's sculling champion today retained, the title by defeating R. T. Ressider, in a contest on thu Wanganu river. Wubb out-distan-xxl his competitor by two and one-half lengths. tiengthened, ct-rtain public be undertaken., works Premier Lauru r thought Mr. Gra-. e sufficient ham's explanation find held that Mr. Pugsley, like any The loudest affair in the. city to JAV the Poultry held_ bv me Ixithbridge" Poultry and Pet association in Oliver's Hall. hundred-' mid seventy-three all of a prize winning order, are hibition and the cocks and cockerels are not 'a bit backward in advertising New School to Cost Its Erection Will be Rushed lhc to reneat his charge af ih- may In- frpm's constructed losfr' m -The following letter from the city will make 4clear the ins the ,firc Mayor and Council, Gentlemen: I beg to recommend that the city fire be M To inclwite Wocks 47, 46, 45, 42, 35, 16 and 9 or that re- gulations mmiring all buildings fleeted m ihe- additional area if interiocd lor me as block, school, hotc bcr yard, or for any industrial tions 01 the fire limits, in the give consideration to n ting jjencnxl btiiUlinjf for ail parts ot the city in to -those already in force in the fire limits. .Yours truly. (J, Trf. "Arnold. last week. During the Oth, revise when he refus- thirteen steel bridges have been cr-n- j f stnicW. considerable improve-1 agai-nsl .r Of Opposition rm-jit roavls, es j whl-eh ho baseless. jK-cially in the north of tht> pwvinCe I _ The "most important public bi.jiding? tho Normal School, Cal ns compirwl with Couil Court fin Th House, Wctaskiwin; "of thelnselves. The clean fighting of the game cock is heard, fi sober voice of the Plymouth and the businesslike tone i the Leghorns rankp an almost deafen ing noise. All ages are there Vvn aged veterans of many shows to thh year's spring chicks. A. W. FoW, govennncnt ixnillry vsys that Board of Education Has Decided to Issue Debentures for School to be Erected at Corner Courtland and Smith Streets nieetma: last night ,hy nopn, March 5lh. the. exhibit this year i-- a thv TVjard r.f took steps jv The oljer of W. C. Urcnt of Torqn- iuftv. class than that ro push forward the erection of a.'to to pay for the debentures js- an.l the number of-birds is imvM' Oow rentnxJ Sciiool. Archiiwt Rolf- sued on Kindergarten School 'eolleclH WR5 in 1907. This yoar tho ni.ufe ;m estimate of the COM. of accepted. The arc for and legislative buildings at Edmon- and the TClk Inland. Plans were prepared for a cold stor- age building at Calgary, nnd court houses at Kdmonton And CAlgary, and a land titles building in Calgary, iu-w district have bvon J i.s tho White a (if 16S now in.exist- closrly by thi The arn-rsrs in to wore, orjtanizod ns Mundaro -Stonoy Plains, To- Nine follows: The nwl light ronufJttec ix-com-v Mn the coal j Fsiand, Lnngdou, Stoney that the bylaw'retarding theT for 190? was tons'compared Held, Spruce Grove and Wyandotto, folio vd'the building which totalled ten yenre bearinff interest Haired Plymouth i up. inchnling SSS.-'por crnt. at six Almost all the well filktl niul in nearly every mended city fire limits be by stiliKinp St, for and for Nurdott St, Aid. Ivcs by Aid. Macboth with for 1906. The total number of accidents was 105 of which ten were falal. In connection tho construction R store J moved that the bylaw be us1 of the dopftrtmont i or by .the and compensation for right oi Always, and the sum of was re- diatrkU for 1107 improve- TT1S Tlie ftilowing vsllngas were pn.claimed towns: Magrath, Nanton, Tabor. Tho total a-M-sment undor tho od- uchtional act amonnted [t was late in the yeai ucfore the work xvaj. c-jnipletod, but collected in taxes. The total as- sessment for a large local improve' 'ment districts there i.s .strong comrxtition. Know'os Bros and Francis Taylor, of KdnbM ton, ?md I. P. A. L. Richards, Jas. Gray and G. S. Warren, of Cni gary, have strong competitors in tin; Oiow. J. I. 1.ongmorc, of Kdmonwn, The llonrd parsed the necos-1 The IJoard decided not to grant sary resolution asking permission Miss Sharman's request for increase of the of Kducation to of snlnrj- as they had already cleter- ijis'iinihiny minwl to adhere to the schoduie ad- for tho erection and furnishing opted last year. A plan of supply of the building. teachors was considered but not? de- The plans'for the two-room mov- cidcd upon. Clocks will be purchas- hlc- school wore approved. Tnc site for the Kindergarten and is tlie jxidgo and has a difficult task fui- the present location if? on minster Schools. Votes of thanks on his hands. Tt is expected that of Smith ami Courtland to those assisting in the programme judging will bo completed at four I streets. Iwhiml Grrtx's rcsi- at the reception to br. o'clock this afternoon when the show j huilding tw con- passed. Tho memlxjrs prestcnt were were is open to the public who arc invited Mrurtevl so-thnt it may he easily, re- Chairman Fleetwood, Dr. OalbraKk, nibvtxl from one part of thi city to Messrs. Johnston ami Austin. -Prim- to There is no admission ftHS Charged at any time, the show being bsolutely free to all at all times. another without injury. The tenders cipal Hamilton and Architect Roll- art beinf ealkd lor wtd be in son were also prtwtat, ;