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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 27, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta Special Publicity Number VOL. II. Daily Herald 8 Sections Sixty-Four Pages SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 27, 1909. NUMBER 06. LIBERALS GET READY FOR CONTEST Candidate lo be Selected to Represent the City at Once NEWS FROM COLERIDGE CuJeriucu, Feb. Gmther has finished boring a well for J. McCar- roll. After boring through 45 feet of gravel and 22 feet of clay, water was struck in quicksand at a depth of 72 feet. The water rose 24 feet in a few hours. Mr.- Gmther is now at work on a well for W. li. Martin. The Rogers-Cunningham Lumber Company have opened a yard here, itnd are prepared to supply the de- mands of the town and surrounding country. also keep on hand a supply of Lethbridge coal. Their gen ial manager, Mr. Stbrkey, contem- plates moving his family to Coler- idge as soon as he has a house ready. Mr. Floyd Finch, of Nelson, .B. C.. has been visiting- at Miss Harper's since Christmas. C. P. R. surveyors been .busy here for the last few days. diverting- the road allowance between sections two and three, so that it .nay cross the railway by the town crossing on Tenth-street. annual mcetinsr of the Leth- Mar Yee is opening his new laundry bridge Liberal Association was held' on. Sixth Street this and antic- MR. LEMIEUX STOP ABUSES _ _ Discussion on Franking Pri- vileges at Ottawa Takes Place CARDSTON CONSERVATIVES number ot" representative "Liberals were present from all parts of the citv riding and feeling- of brightest opti- i it was a business trip. Mr. H. X. Caban was a vJsttor at Creek recently. We understand mism for -the success of the party in: the city and province prevailed. assessment for Cole-ridge School 1 District for 1909 is about completed. The principal business was the elec-j The total valuation reaches tipn ot officers for the ensuing year. uiiUion. quarter Ottawa, House oi Commons a warm-talk today over the abuse cjf the privileges during the last general elections. The talk started when the estimates for the postoffice department, were taken up. Several Names Mentioned as Likel Candidates Cardston, Feb. man friends of 3. Quinton will be pained i> he is very ill. In fact, i is that he cannot live man days.. Several years ago he fell froru the roof of Aetna Dairy and sus tviined severe injuries. Since tha t-imw his friends thought that h would fully recover until a few day when he became indisposed. H. H. Hanson, of the Waterton Lakes, is in town. He reports every th.ing in good shape at the mills. The Conservative Primary for Card ston if. called to meet next Wednes day evening. The Waterton Mills arc averaging one car of lumber a day. This is shipped principally to Magrath. and other tr.-wns along the A. R. I lijie. The Cardston District convention of the Conservative party will be held here Friday for the" purpose ot nominating a. member to the Pro. viucial Parliament. Levi H-arker, oj Magrath and John F. Parrish, oj Mountain View, are mentioned as probable candidates. Mrs. Katherine Pilling is better. She was taken suddenly ill Tuesday. Those elected were: Patrons: Sir Wilfrid Laurier, through herc t- A. C. Rutherford. Hon. Frank Oliver.! in the ditch at BsiJlsiie.nl Hon. L. ,G-. DeVeber, W. C. Simmons ten miles west of here. The whole Mr. ,Taylori, of New Westminster, Xo. 7 westbound iiyer. which oass- commented the fact that the week- ex-M-P.P. President, S. J. Shepherd. First Pres., G.. C. McDonald. Second Vice Pres.. H. Elton. Secretary, T. jr. Simons. Treasurer, O. D. Austin. Executive Committee. Dr. Galbraithl M. Olson, C. Peacock, John R. V. Gibbons, A..McCulloujrh, T. J.: Long, F. Hick, J. w. Bawden. There will be a meeting of Liberals on Monday evening to choose dele-' gates for the nominating convention CMAI i which will be held on Tuesday night, i The nominating convention to name a candidate for the Lethfaridge dis- trict constituency will be held on; Tuesday afternoon in Lethbridge- train left the rails. one is hurt. "ortanately no BOXING BOUT WAS A DRAW UITTLE EXCITE- MENT EVIDENCED STOP SELLING AT SEVEN Quebec, Que., Feb. City The boxiner bout at the Lyceum last night between Percy Cove (feather- Council tonight passed a by-law com-. and Louie Long pelling" grocers .to stop selling liquor I went for ten .two-minute at 7 p.m. on Saturdays. rounds and was declared a draw. F. W. Ross resigned from the was but slira- tprate of the Quebec bank today and jtbe crowd was not was replaced by J. E. Aldred. .d'spob'tu towards fav0r- the fighters I and their style of fighting, though it CAN'T GET A CLUE Toronto, Feb. j was conceded i that the bout Ontario J ajfter its style- by competent judges was highly scientific sp e his pounds heavier. m weicht Cove man'.who murdered Ethel Kirirade in hex home here yesterday. The, Hamilton police have found Jumseli a wortny antagonist ly no clue and a provincial detective to hls opponent and was never will be sent to assist them. to come to close quarters to en- j f.-tme in mix-up. .The first round opened up with both- men cautiously eij. Cove" got-i k-ftmeys which Long- treated slighting- ly; They fought close and clinched ly letter sent from Ottawa bore the frank of HorL J. Bureau .solicitor general. Taylor characterized this as contemptable form of graft a man wrote a few lines and en closed it in a', newspaper it woulc be the duty of', the solicitor general to direct the prosecution. Yet here was Mr. Bureau: breaking a law i regard to the franking privilege dur- ing the recess. Mr. who was out of the House when the debate started, came in and declared that he had nothing to apoligize for. He liad not com- mitted a crime and; he would do it again. Mr. Mad din, of Cape Breton, took exception to the indifference and dis- regard of the law by the solicitor general whereupon MrJ Bureau retort- ed that Mr. Madden had no right to cast aspersions upon his good faith in the matter, thus creating Opposi- tion laughter. Mr. Perley stated that, during the campaign the election material had 'CALGARY SOCIALISTS ....Calgary, .Alta., Feb. So- cialist.'party will hold a convention, to select its candidates for the pro- vincial elections here tonight. The meeting will cemmence ODW THM meeting will commence this morning and'all members of the party are ex. pected to be present. r tjef.n .circulated in -.coimtry Bear. ng 'tie frank of. Hon. Sidney Fish- er anl containing t a request to vote for tha Liberal candidate. He want- d to-.ft.iow if the initials were those oi Mr. and if the latter had the use of his. frank in .his ways.- Mr. Fisher looked at the sample f. an envelope and stated that he did not know whether the initials vere his or not, or whether or not he lad -authorized anyone to use his frank. BURNED TO DEATH Niagara Falls, Feb. Mar- tin, 45 years o-f age was fatally burn- ed at her home today by an explosion of gasoline which she was pouring in- to kitchen 'range to start a fire. GOOD TEAM TO RUN AT THE CAPITAL CUSHING AND DR. EGBERT CHOSEN Will Bear the Liberal Stand- ard in the City Of Calgary Bon. C W. Cross and Ex- Mayor Macdougall Selected Tike _ cited nstance's" "and 'drew 'from "Mr! Taft Favprs Tariff Reform New York, Feb. elect William. H. Taft, declared in an interview in this city today that a revision of the tariff is' a primary re- quisite for the relief of the present business conditions and.he expressed the hope that the revision would be accomplished by June L Speaking of this revision Mr. Taft said to a re- porter: "As this is the primary requisite for .the relief of present conditions I j want to have it disposed of at once. I am hopeful, that there will be im- portant revisions in the existing schedules made by Congress in an. extra session and look forward to June 1 as the date when most of these changes- will become effective." Mr. Taft's opinion was given after one anoth- Lemieux the declaration that a con- several Wows to the I dition of things, had been, started, which he as Minister could not tol- erate'. He would see that in. future often, to the displeasure of the crowd the letter and the spirit of the law The second round was about even, j were carried "out. He: then went- on In; the third Lontr droppe'd Cove Mo j to allude to. the fact that some oi the floor with a stiff left to the jaw. the new members did not seem able He took the count of seven and stall- to be aware of the limitation of the ed .off his man successfully until the end of the round. He went corner very c-roGray. Cove came up for the fourth round much refreshed, but kept away from Long as much as possible. When the bell rang he seemed very tired. This was Jkonff-'s round. Tn the '.fifth round both men display ed erreat skill and did some very cle- ver Cove showed he was an adept i at duckinc and fast on his feet. He -put- in -a -number, of straight pokes to the. stomach, but did little appar- ent daroafire. This round and the suc- ceeding pee were about even. Cove -got in right cross to Long's jaw in the next round and the latter went down for the count of nine. He looked easv for Cove then but was an interview with James Cleave, president of the W. .Van National Manufacturers Association who call- ed to urge the creation of a perman- ent tariff "commission. After Van Cleave's departure Mr. Taft.said that he favored such a commissioTi. However, he did not favor its imme- diate appointment. He declared that he felt ,that the present tariff, sched- ulea are onerous to hueiness, halting it with the force of a drag brake, but he added that revision wag import- ant first and iben. perhaps a coromis- .sion.. Such a pommission if appoint- ed now, he said, might block the plan of a revision -as now contemp- lated. After the. revision the com. mission could ;gather data with the working of law and suggest amendments to it. terly skill his aggressor. Cove ,was all the onslaught of over his from the; start of the ninth, but helcl his own and the end of the ninth ..found them fighting on even terms. Both men seemed anxious to mix it up and lastAround. Cove put Loner down for six counts but the bell stonnccl him from following up the advantage. The number and duration of the rounds was lessened because of the small o-atc., Camoosc 'Stewart and Curly Smith in' an interesting four round melee as a- preliminary. Smith had somewhat the better of the bout. frank. He had .letter from a firm of Imioing brokers in Toronto bearing the frauk of a member and. drawing .attention, to. mining reports in Gowganda. This led Mr. Carvel to remark that the-best thing the member in. ques- tion could do was to go to the bish- op of British Columbia and make his confession when he would be assur- ed .secrecy would be maintained and his conscience would be relieved. This brought Mr. Martin Burrell to his fees with an earnest protest against the bitterness ia public There were too many cheap jibes and puriel levity such as had just come from the lips of Mr. Ca-rvell. Mr- Foster remarked that this high ton- ed and high minded government em- ployed the solicitor general to beat the postal department by franking compaign literature. The great Lib- eral party ought to be manly enough stop robing the government' and pay for its own postage. Air. Lemieux ended the talk by stating that he intended framing drastic regulations to prevent sini- ilar abuses in. the future. Mr. Daniel, of St. John, wanted increases for the outside servants of the postoffice department and Mr-. Lemieux replied that the matter was not -one of sentiment but; business. He was looking into the matter. Good progress was made with the postoffice estimates. Mr. Lemieux incidentally remarked that Canada could not afford to duplicate a rural system as developed on the other side of the border. Edmonton, Alta., Feb. Mr. .Cross received the unanimous nomination at tonight's primaries. Calgary. Fefe W. H. Cushing was selected by unanimous vole as candidate for "the Liberals n the riding of Calgary at the con- rention last night. Dr. Egbert was selected as the other candidate at the convention last night on the first ballatt by a good majority. These nominations were afterward made unanimous. .The convention .vas a very successful one in every re- pect and was not without some tirring and sensational incidents, ne of which was the discovery of leader of the Opposition, A. J. trtsou, partly secluded at back i the hall. The convention got right work; James. Short read the pro-} osed arrangements which referred o the manner of nominations. Before these were adopted, Dr. [ason proposed that no ballot be aken one candidate and that the nomination of Hon. W. H." Cushing be made by without fur- ther delay. This was done with great enthusiasm. Nominations were called for and the following were placed before the delegates, D. McGillicudy, by P. D. McTavish; Dr. Mason by James Short; Col. Walker by Henry Hask- ins? James Short by W. M. Davidson; Will .Bernard by Geo. Cloy; C. T. Jones by C. B. Monroe; C. B. Eeilly; by C. T. .Jones; J. C. McNeill by Dr. 'Costello. The candidates' made NEWS FROM RAYMOND Raymond, Feb. Neul Mil- ner had his arm thrown out of joint' yesterday. A surprise farewell party was given to Mr. and Mrs. James Turner last evening. About twenty couple were- present and the evening was pieasant-1 ly spent, The jjentlemwi took up a1 collection and presented Turner. it to Mr. I Mr. and Mrs. Turner leave Tuesday for Idaho, where Mrs. Turner and children will reside while Mr. Turner will KO to Salt City. j of-the boys have been playinff i truant from school. 3fr. Rodeback DR. CARMAN IS ON THE WAR PATH Yesterday two boys were put in jail w an hour. Mrs. Cooper received a telegram this morning that'her brother -n Cardslon was seriously ill She eft on the momintr train for Card- at on. The Relief Society of the Latter Day Saints Church will give a Mis-nt -Ball a week from today, March 5 is made at this ball will'be" used to aid Mrs. Ottis Terry, who was 'hospital, at Salt Lake Declares a Minister's Views To Be Heretical Doctrine Toronto, Ont., Feb. Dr. Carman, general superintendent of the Methodist church in Canada has thrown a the ranks of that body io the form of a vigorous reply -ember7 De- t, Eev. Geo. Jackson. orSberbouSe St.- Methodist Church, who in two meetinsr- will be held house tomorrow Cristo, wi -KWH Frederick Clark Com- pany. tomorrow evening- in the meet- flood are mvths. I nstiiCA i latt; addresses has stated that the ch-apters ,of Genesis are not based-oh history, indicating that the story of the creation of the world and of the house. The Oddfellows met last niffht Mr JMlverUiorn was.present and installed the members. brief speeches from last to first nom- inated. J. C. McNeill T. Jones, James Short- and Col. Walker retired. ..During.the addresses one candidate that A. J. Robertson; leader of the Opposition was in f house. M." Flanville who was chairman, invited him to the plat- form, but there was 'no response and he was invited time after time by the The other seat-went to John A. Me- audience. Still no ivsponse and the Douga.ll, ex-mayor. Charles May, a prominent contractor -also ran but was defeated pv McDougall by 162 to 80. ALLOW TRAVELLERS TO VOTE EARLIER TABER LIBERALS OFFICERS MALL AT CLEVERVILLE (Special to tht Herald.) "deVeryille, Feb. meeting was held in Mr. A. Rue's store on Saturday, F.ebrury 20 for the purpose of acting on the bids put in by the Clareshohn and Stavely Lumber Co.8 .for lumber to put up a hall. Af- ter a good deal of discouraging talk by some of the interested parties Mr. Rue and Mr. Clever came forward with a proposition to put up a hall which war eccepted and on 33. eight teams went to Sfevely and brought out the lumber needed. The hall is to be 24 ft. by 50 ft! one stor- ey. AND APPOI DELEGATES TO Mr. Rue and Mr. Clever are going to the Deering line of machinery this feummer. Mr. G. H. Marks is going to han- dle. the McCormick line of machinery. Mr. V. W. Patterson is recovering CONVENTION HERE NEXT .WEEK Special t to the Herald Taber, Feb. A meetinit of the Liberal Asflociaiion was held this ev- ening in the office of the secretary, R. P. Wallace. Tfie following officers were elected for coming year. Pre- sident W. W. Douiarlas; 1st Vice Presi- dent, S. J. Laytfewn; 2nd Vice Presi- Feter HaTninerVsecretary, Chas. Leonard; treasurer, H. Hobdon. executive committee consist ofj TIE GAME Coleman, Alberta, February The hockey match between Moyie and Coleman on the Coleman rink last night resulted in a tie. the score beinur It was c. splendid came to watch and the teams were very evenly matched. The utmost. frood feeling- prevailed throughout the game and the Moyie iflen are crbod sports- men. Strangely the game be- tween Moyie and Coleman at Moyie some four weeks aeo resulted in a tie which leaves the issue between Cole- man --'T Moyie still unsettled. Important Feature of New Election Act in Ontario Toronto, Feb. Provincial government contemplates important amendments to the Election Act. Some of''them it is believed are so ra- dical in their tendency that it is not anticipated that the measure will be finally, put in the shape aimed at un- til next session. A start however, is anticipated during the present sittixic and it may take tho form of a pre- liminary resolution by the Attorney- General oh similar lines to those ad- opted by him last year in reference to law reform. The resolution will out- line the general principles of coming changes and allowing time for the full consideration of all suggestions submitted. One of the most radical innovations proposed will be the devisLmr of some means wheeby sailors, railway n-en. and bona-fide travellers will be assur- ed- of their franchise at elections. Complaint has been made in the past that these employees are frequently called or despatched. from their place of residence just prior to election day and consequently deprived of their franchise. The Government proposes to cope with this problem. No de- tails have been officially- announced but it is reported that the plan pro- posed will provide that voters shall have opporturitv a spe- cified time before election -lay. prob- ably ten days to oast ihfiir ballots. If this plan is followed ballot box will be giveo into the custody of the county judee or returning o-Ticer for the purpose to be held him. r.eliv- ered unopen to one of the-deputies for use on election day. pre- the possibility., of-traclncr character of tho absentee. Other amendments under the propos ed measure arc likely to 'leal with the providing of "Rake cHs'" in rela- tion to public contracts, the methods of awarding contracts. ;.nd the obli- gations of contractors. will be annealed to provincial n'Vrs and are said to be framed from the cisclcsure made at the investigation of the Fed- eral Department of Marine r.jid Fish- eries. In a general way jt is antici- pated that some of the Hvils; of the members of the audience "w-ere cf the belief that a mistake had been. made. However, one member of the audi- .ence pointed out the illustrious vis- itor. "Then Horatius.got n.p.and. declin- ed, to. speak because he said he would get put- in a minute or two. He added that: it f was no new t-hiag for him to be among Liberals as he had been among them-for the past- four "years. He then passed out and his face was not seen any more during the evening. The ballot was then taken, and re- sulted as follwos: Dr. Egbert- 54; Dr.'Mason 10; C.B. Eeilly 9: .D. McGillicuddy 9; TO. L, Bernard -2.. On motion of Dr. Mason, seconded by C. B. Reilly, the nomination, was made unanimous. Dr. Egbert accept- ed the nomination in. a very pleasant and appropriate speech. Hon; W; H. Cushing made a short but very in- teresting speech on the issues'before the electors and announced that the election would be held March 22.' He referred to the work that :had been done by the party -and -the lack of opposition to anything done by the .Government. There been some little fault finding, but, there was an absence of criticism. He re- ferred' to the vast extent of the pro- vince and congratulated the meeting on their selection. He asked for and expected -a clean and vigorous cam- paign. He referred to the financial standing of the prbvince and the financial policy of the government. The position of the province was ex- ceptionally good and he gave some short account of the way that thfe money had been spent upon public works. T. Moore, the silver tongued orator of Ked Beer made a very elo- quent speech in which he referred enthusiasm to the work that had been done by Mr. Cushing. The minister of Public Works is the bulwark of the government. Last year had passed through the hands of-the department. Is it not something to know that it was conscientiously spent, down to the last nickle? Have you ever heard the whisper of graft in., this depart- ment? The slanderer has not started his dirty work there yet and if he did .so you would look him in the face and say that he was a liar., GOWGANDAMAO ARE THE PEOPLE Rev. Mr. Jackson has written a letter replying, to the criticism of Dr. Carman. He says he refuses to re- tract one word of the address which Dr. Carman" asserts hefeti-: i cal doctrine. THOUSANDS ARE RUSHING TO THE NEW SILVER FjELDS IN NEW ONTARIO Xorth Bay, Feb. citizen of North Bay who has just returned from Gowganda describes the rush in- FINES IMPOSED, AT FERN IE Fernie, B. .Feb. the. two gentlemen who decorated Joe Sing's face so prettily one. has- been fined and the other was for trial before the judge. will they be Tom Whelan arrived back from coast today. Frank Tower was today sent up for trial before the judge next Wednes- day for robbing a man in the Wal- dorf and relieving him of HUGS ESSEX GIRLS Windsor, Feb. ladies of Essex are too frightened to go on. the to the new silver camps as passing: streets after dark without an- escort ail comprehension. Sixteen stages leave Charlton, the terminus of the T. O. Railway, every day. and each stasre has a minimum capacity of seven passengers. Beside this many of the mine operators keep their own vehicles. A new railway is being constructed at Charl- ton 1.000 feet- and., the loading- of freighters .never ceases day or night. The railway freight: staff is rabidly; increased, to cope with 'Inquiry jnade'; .a? anange- ments; are' made to handle' -the traffic when the spring thaws render ihe winte-; roads impassable elicited the fact: that the Upper Ontario Steamboat Company of.'-'Jjatchford; of which Mayor Blair of Liskeard is President, are puildinfir three addi- tional steamers-to-auirment their fleet besides two large freight boats, which will ply between IjatchiordSand; Elk Lake. Pork Sapids overcome by the "be .'d'am which, will increase the depth and make a navigable channel. Preijrhters on the Gowjranda trail balk at no task, however her- culean, it seems, as is evidenced by the transportation of an S.OOO-pound bank safe "from Charlton in one and a half days the .toil- ers for the Otisse-Curry.. .An pound boiler was noticed on a' car at Bnplehart billed for the Gowganda district, besides two smaller boilers for the same destination. Arranee- ments have been made to Increase the transportation facilities by one hundred additional teams at Charl- ton. The Silver Bell Telephone Com- pany have already connected Elk City with Charlton, and are now on .the road to Gowganda with a large of men, ten tons of wire having been shipped in recently. Manacer Joy expects to hello Gowganda in ten days and have instruments installed; at all. stoppine-places. "i on account of the activity "of "Jack the Hugger" with "Peeping 'Tom" proclivities. The police so far ..are unable to discover the culprit. GREAT WIN FOR CANUQKS Villers-Suer Ollon, :Swiizerland, Feb.. Canadian rink captain- ed by James McDermid today won the International curling; bonspiel here. Fourteen rinks participated." The second prize was won by home rink. ReidelGot Six Months For speedy administration of jus- tice the Lethbridsfe courts an. en- viable record and. the trial of the.men Reindel and Marrietta on charge., of cattle kiliinc- is but another instance. On Thursdav these men were arrested. yesterdav they had tlieir preliminary hearing before Supt. Wil- son at the R.Sr.W.MvE, Barracks' and havino- elected for speedv- jfcrial, were tried .before Judge inxtbe ti'ict Court last nijcat. The older man, Reindeli; admitted' killing the heifer belbnitinff to Geo. F. Russell, rancher, and cave as. his excuse that be was hungry. He was sentenced to six- months in the Bar- racks. Marietta admitted helping to skin and eat the animal but had no- to.do with the killinif. This was corroborated by Reindel. Mariet- ta made his home with Reindel but was home only for a few days from, his work on the railway. The case air- ainst.hinv was disicnissed. C. F, Conybeare. K.C.. prosecuted, W. -C. Simmons for defence. BACK TO CANADA Liyorpool, Feb. Canadian NEW SECRETARY.TREA8URER Curlers who have had a highly sue- Coleman CouricU Selects Mr. Oui cusaful tour m. Scotland and. Enjr- Eng land left here for home on the steam- er Empress of Ireland. CAUGHT THE PRISONER Ottawa, Feb. Justice De- partment was advised today of the capture at Mount Vernon, Washing- ton, of a burglar named Clarke who escaped from New Westminster peni- tentiary with Bill Miner in 1907. the officers of the association in ad- dition to the following: W. A. Atibin. F. R. Davies, A. L. J. O. Hannah, and John Eleven REBUILD QUEBEC BRIDGE Mootro.nl. Feb. the Grand Trunk Railway it 19 that the company is williw to from the severe accident which he i tend few apo. There ie going to be a dance in the new hall on March 12 and a masque- rade on St. Patrick's day. Everybody invited. delegates were elected j to at- thc convention Leth- on Tuesday, lUrct] 2nd, for the purpose of selecting a Vaadi- date for the coming provincial flec- tion. ILL HEALTH THE CAUSE. Vancouver, Feb. J, R. Westman, pastor of Mount Methodist Church, formerly of Omn- rebuild the Quebec bridge within throe announces retirement Of Resources Ottawa, Feb. statement was made public today by Hon. Mr. Fish- er, who was chairman of the Canad- ian delegation at the International Conservation Conference in Washing- ton, giving principles agreed upon by the conference. Although there is nothing in the conference regulations in the nature of a binding agreement between the countries concerned in the matter, it U generally understood that they will be accepted as a basis of action by the i several national provincial and state] concerned. j In brief what this conference has done IB to lay down general princi- which in their opinion should patronage system may reached and certain lines of Civil Service reform in so far as provinrfa-l r-ovters are concerned will be laid The proposed measure is snid to be in many respects a very rid-ral one in relation to fho miestion of the votes of employees. Obligations will also be placer! noon employers and employing- corporations. the disposal and use of nattiral re- sources of North America and from the official status of men who par- ticipated therein it is niore than prob- ftblp that the agreements will be fol- lowed by effective legislation on the luw indicated. In thf parapranh the conference decteres that it .is con- vinced of the importance of the move- for thp conservation of the na- tural resources of North America, is of such that it should beofaM world- wide in its gcope And therefore sue- to of the TTnit- the ministry on account of ill be kept in mind in future control of utilization. ed 8tote9 that all nations chonld he to join toeother in conference on the subject of world retrarOM and inventory conservatlou and wise ABOLISH THE OFFICES Winnipec, Man., Feb. official notification received yesterday by Hon. David 1-A.ird, Indian Com- missioner, the Indian offices of the Do minion, which have been CT feature of TABER SCHOOLS ARE CROWDED for the Office Coleman, Feb. Geo. Barnes, a larry carman was slightly injured to- day while driving his car too close to another. He .was taken to thehoa pital where it was found 'his injuries were not serious'.'-! At a special of the Coleman administration in the west -for many vears. have been abolished and Mr. Laird is to ero lo Ottawa in an advis ory capacity. Convention Called Off The Cardston Liberal Convention which was to have been held today. has been postponed sine die. In the meantime it is lilccly an effort will be made to have the Woolf and Woolford Pilling factions drop their claims to 'the nomination aijajigree to the nom- MORE ACCOMMODATION HAS TO BE SECURED-THE BAND ORGANIZED1 Taber, Feb. mass meeting of the rate payers of the Taber school district was held on Wednesday even- ing the 24th inst. in the L. D. S. meeting for the purpose of discuss- ing the question of additional school rooms for the district. The secretary submitted a report showing there are three hundred that fifty ination of er. Maprath farm- It is practically decided that Bishop Levi Barker of Magrath will be the Conservative candidate. Mr. R. H. Robertson spent the week end at his home in the city, Mr. Robertson Is installing a flour mill nt CanJtton. school children in the district with seating capacity for only two hun- dred and fifty. The question of a new school was discussed but it was the unanimous opinion of the meeting that it would be unwise to build such a building as the district would require until the town afforded a better fire protec- tion thnn at the present The trustees were therefore in- structed to rent .suitable in the meantime. As soon as the waterworks are installed' the ques- tion of s central school will be again taken wp. Canon Hogbin, ol Calgary, Grand of the Grmnd of Alber- village council on. Friday eviening-. the application of Chas. Ouimette for tjje situation of secretary treasurer was accepted. Mr. Quimette succeeds. O, W. Benedict. There were several ap- piications for. the position. Word was received a few days aso that the request of the Coleman coun- cil to the provincial legislature for the "hrivilesre of borrowine f for the building of a -combined town hall j and fire hall and the purchue of ad- 1 ditional fire equipment, will be grant-- ed. Coleman has already borrowed 81.000 which was used .some tferft? jyears aifo in erecting' the present fire hall, A draft of the bill was reoeiv-' ed by Mr. Cameron, chaimuin of the Council. The improvements to the Coleman Mercantile store, which have been un- der way for over a month, arc ahnwrt completed. Thu store is now the best and roomiest in the Pass. ta A. F. A A, M., paid Doric Lodge the mean time. 31 an official visit on Wednesday night. At the close of the meeting a banquet was given at the Union Hotel. A meeting of the eitixena held last evening in the Council chamber for the purpose of completing the organisation of a band. The meet- ing was largely attended and very much interest was shown. The pros- pects are that Taber will in a short time have one of the best bands to be found in the country. Abewdy 17 skilled musicians have been enlist, ed and others will be wlded shortly. The sum of seven bundled is being expended on intt ore half of which the nuted. The will raise the balance from oonoerti. town guarantees the whok MMMni in ;