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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - February 28, 1907, Lethbridge, Alberta IRME HERALD 1^; ^ nUNTlNG CO., LTD. " AbCWCHANAN, Mtuftof Director. /Immiam si^ ol Job DoMrtacat peevb OD the coal'ahortage questiou sengers on C.P.n. trains. As soon before the Alberta legislature, lUs'ns tho manngement hoard of this, { point that,the C P.H. had asketl 'or|tlH-,v .stnrteU investigations, the re- j iticreaaud powers in order to add to the rolling atock should be invesii-! ga.ted and if the big road has not carried out ita agreement it should be compelled to at once. SUBSCRIPTION: wl-of the Ontario legislature si>caks like ! ply for the joh C. n. Ilowman is a true patriot and it is a pity wo haven't more men of his views in public life. Ho made the following ut  I terance after his election-remumbcr, ! nut bei'uro, when the expression might have, been looked upon merely as a vote getter- "Ho would not oppose good legislation if it comes from the Conservatives, taeither would he further bad legislation if it comes from tho Liberals. II there v-as less party and more independents it would be better." ff-iCtiaent walks should be laid wher-|�vw pusaihle this year. The day of liths wooden walk is passed. r' The Alberta government is going K^^io aaaist in the investigation of the '^'^'^luailier combine. Good and it they ..J'gat rid of the cursed thing they will HHtw assured of a long lease of power. 4 ^ The Herald believes exi>enditure on f|' :4h� Are department is in the pub r.||'?;ilitere8t. Oive tho brigade a dec* 4yiv�M|Ui|)ment so that they can ^ cope - \- 'With a big blaze. If we hamper them !�::�-Jn ? or Toronto because it has an asylum and Central Prison? or Hamilton because it has an asylum? or Brockville because it has an �.sylum? Not a hit of it. Each of these institutions bring revenue to the places they are located at. The prisoner or inmates have to be clothed and fed and in the case of Lethbridge it would mean a nice little sum for our tradesmen. Another thing if a jail is built Jiere it �-ill be a substantial building in the erection of which many men would bo em � ployed. iMlmijuton, Fob. 12.-The Icgisla-A minister hiis been nj)piiro .si^cnl most of its time yester-town dork of Ohatswoith. Ont. Why 'dny afternoon in considering Hon. \V. 11. Cu.shrng's bill respecting vll-lagis in comniitleo on tho whole. Tlio I'ill was set down on the order Tuber now possesses a, bright, newsy, well arningeil weekly nows-i>apcr. From a tj-po'-frnphicnl stand-Paint it is also perfect, tt is to he known as the Tat or Free Press and made its bow to thi� public Inst week. Tabor is a growing town, with a" bright future ohead. of it. wants to give its locnl paper strong support for, truth to tell, thoi-o is no more important fiictnr in tho upbuilding of a town than an optiniis- Uillngo paper for its second rending when it was ou motiou of the Minister of r^ublic Works referred at ouco to tho conimillec of the whole. The old ordinance is repeated and superseded by the now ordinance, ^"ho area of ti village is reduced to six liundred and forty acres and must It 'contain nut less than 35 occupied houses and a population of one hundred and fifty bonaflde residents. 'he mlmiiiistration of the olTnirs of tho is vested in a council of when he returned the wife le.l lil�.ho and cuniu to Canada and iai rince jbpcn in tho employ of the detenuj't., but subsequently went back and'It in obtained a decree of di/.)i.>e and then returned and mar. nd the - ;J10  ! 000 damages. At the ';lu- the ; trial Judgment was entocuJ for ilic plaiutifY and tho damages in tho sum of $1 was allowed vithoutcosts to either party. The action caused no small amount of interest, as "there was a woman in the case, ' and was fought to a finish by both >arllc�. William Campbell and John L. Fawcctt for the platntllt, J. HU'ks (or tho defendant. FOOTBALL LEAGUE. tic cg-rrcsUA^ were naade to jthe. post-offlce de-vpaftmont the convenience would soon ba forthcoming. Mr. Simmons made a very sensible Tal;cr. The merchants ore. givine the !the age of twenty-one who have own paper loysil support. That is right, led.or occupied land in tho viilaee for The Free Pre.ss will not only bring .throe months prior shall be entitled good results as on advertising- mod- j to vole. After the first revised as-ium, but will be booming the town sossincnt list is completed any per-all the time, nnd thnt alone isworth son over twenty-one years of ago paying money for. The editor and whoso name appears on tho list, and the ; who has paid taxes shall bo entitled that i to vote. The first council in every villoge shall be elected at tlie time manager is II. S. French and first is.sue of the paper proves he is a capable newspaper man. The public institutions that are to be placed in Alberta include the provincial prison and the provincial asylum. If Lethbridge refuses the prison we'll wager Calgary or any other go ahead city would bo glad to have it. ...The time is almost at hand when the school capacity of the cit.v will have to be enlnrijed. Central school is almost ovortn.\-ed at the present time and ns tho school population of the city is raj)idly increasing it is best to consider enlargement or a new school at once, so that the pos-sil ility of being so overcrowded that appointed by the goveniinent which .shall also appoint the returning of- j ficer. The bill is a voluminous document of seventy-nine clauses with schedules and was earnest!/ discussed by tho house in committee. Section SO 'provides for taxation for geiicrul purposes not exceeding ten mills on tho dollar the assess- The local association football cit^b has been organized with these or-ficers: Patron-Senator George L. DeVeb-er. I Hon. Pres.-Mayor W- S. Oalbraith Hon. vico-Pi-es.-C. J. Eckstorm. Pres.-Aid. E. A. Cunningham. Vico-T'res.-A. E. Humphries. SccTrcas-H. H. Currio. Committee - Thomas Rothwell, Robert Crawford, John Harvie, Geo. Sliii'loy and the captain, who will, be chosen after the first practice.' ' The Southern Alberta League is likely to include the following teams this year: Lethbridge, PIncher Creek Macleod, Tabor, Bluirmore, Prank, Coleman, Claresholm, Medicine Hat, Fcrn'e and Coal Creek, the two latter being in British Columbia, while Lundbreckj Magrath, Cardston and Cowley are talking of forming clubs. At the league meeting to be held j that the workmen should have a rep- MINERS ATJDMOKTON Deputation Waits Upon the Government. Edmonton Bulletin, Fob. 23.-Del-e,!fatcs represimting tho miners of Alberta are in tho city today and called on the government this morning to maku their representations in support of their agitation for an eight hour Jaw and other amendments to the coal mining regulations The delegates are Peter Patterson, of Fcrnie, intornatlonal reprosonta-live of the United Mine Workers of America, Chas. Brooks, ropresonting tho Coleman union; C. H. Stanley. Bankhoad; McNab, Lethbridge. They were introduced tjy Messrs. Marcellus and Simmons and met the promjor, the attornoj' gener?il and the minis -ter of public .works. U'he miii^ers plaim that they have now by contract an eight hour day with every mine in the province except Lethbridge and Taber, and tho latter has signed an agreement to grant the eight hour day April 1, The miners prosensted a long memorial to the government asking for an extensive list of changes In the law. Aside from the eight hour day, the principal request was for o work-mehs" compensatipn act similar ,to the.t^e in force in British Coiumbia They also asked that all coal should be weighed.hs it came from the mine, bcfoiie being- screened, and payment made accordingly,^ that quick-weighers .Should bo employed at a pro rata expense per ton to tho miners. men who purchased their discharge for the purpose of bettering them -selves. COUTTS ITEMS. children will not be able to be ac- i lion authorizes the vilUigo %o make a commodated, will be avoided. Noth - specJaJ levy fur irrigation purposes, ing is more important than proper ed vniue. Sub-section 2 of this sec-provision for the education of tho JMr. Rosonroll wanted the section e.\-young and the school board would ! tended to include water supply. Tho bo baclicd up by public opinion if it j clause was allowed to stand over. Section fifty-four limiting the in- decided to expend some money in providing more school occommodn -tion. It is a question whether an enlarged school or an entirely now one would he the best investment. 'l"he election c;impi!igTi in Manitoba The fuel famine In parts of the ' is being conducted with exceptional vest this winter should teach people bitterness-in the columns of tho that it pays to put in the winter's .Winnipeg Telogrnin. supidy of coal early in tho fall, fore the big rush is on. be- Thos. McXabb is climbing. He is now on the way to the Grand Mastership of tho Masons of Alberta. ,>fo better man could this big secret order select for this dignified position. John Collins has just died at Montreal. Theje is one John Collins that will never die as lonjr ns there is a bartender to keep him alive, and fellows who i>o.s.scss the "morning after" feeling. currable debt ponding the collection of tn.xos, places the amount at ?100. Section fifty-three limits the amount of debt that may bo incurred for permanent improvements to Sl.OCiO. both sections were allowed to stand over. Strict regulations for tho prevention of fire are specified and imposed A CASE AT MACLEOD. to The C.P.R. has cleaned every crook oil its trains. It will be remembered that last fall complaint was made that card sharks were fleecing pas- E.v-mnyor Rogers is on a trip Californin tor his health, Hon. J. R. Cowan, of Barrie, Ont., has resigned from the Senate. lie is 94 yeai-s of age. Macleod, Feb. 22.-Chief .J.i=itiJ7 Sifton presided in court oh i I."-, when a very interesting case was tried. The action was' brought Solojnnn Angell ngain.st IXwi'.i Cocxson for alienation of .hjuir'i'* affections during the year V\'. From the exidence it appeared that in the year 1902 Angel I left 1 .-me and remained awoy for a yea" .inh on March 29, a motion will be made to take in tho British Columbia towns of Fcrnie and Coal Creek. The Maple Leaf club adopted ar resolut -i.:B supporting that movement. MORNING TRAIN STARTS Next Monday, Between Here and Macleod. The Canadian Pacific Railway announce the resumptior, according to previous schedule, of the double train service which was cancelled about a month ago owing to the extremely bad Weather. First No. 1 will arrive Calgary, March 3rd, and first No. 2,will leave Calgary March 4lh. No. la and 16, between Calgary and Strathcona; Nos. 101 and 102, between Calgary and Macleod; and Nos. 113 and 114, between Macleod and Lethbridge, will all be resumed March 4th. passengers on . trains Nos. 101 and 102 will bo allowed 20 minutes at Nanton for- meals, same being served at the Nanton hotel. rescntative on the examining board and that all wages should be paid in curroncy fortnightly, no deductions to made except by agreement. The delegates spent a cduple of hours with the ministers this morning and will meet them again this afternoon. The culd wave struck here about 3 o'clock on Monday morning, the temperature this morning was ten below with ahigh wind blowing. We noticed a number of young calves with the cattl!� near town and aomn losses may Imi expected. Mrs. Nellie Parker and daughter Eleaenor went to Shiilby on Thurs  day returning Saturday evening. They report a good dance in Shelby on Feb. 22. Joe Petsku of Lethbridge has been in town several days. Mrs. Leroy Demmon is visiting tho Tcnnants at their country residence (or a few days. Leon Price, A. H. Fox and Chris Giimmins of the Sweet Grass Hills were in town on Friday. John Mars wont up to Lethbridge on Thursday. He was on his was to the hospital with a very sei'ious Ciise of swelling of the throat and glands of the neck. Geo. Oillncr is suffering from an attack of rheumatism. Paul Audet went to Lethbridge on Saturday. Mr. Olid Mrs. Ned Loggan and baby drove in from their Milk river ranch on Wednesday. PRESBYTER OIVlOEP Important Action Taken by Presbyterians. N. W. MOUNTED POLICE. Annual Report of Canada's Splendid Constabulary Force Presented. Rev.,A. M. Gordon and J. p. Hig-inbotham attended a meeting oi tho Macleod Presbytery at Macleod last week. .It was decided to petition the Presbyterian general assenmbly to divide the present presbytery into two to be known respectively, as the Mac- , leod and the High River preabyter-ics. It is designed that the High . River presbytery shall take in the -territory on Calgary and Edmonton v branch between Macljod and ; High ) ".'v^.i-t. ; , ;