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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - February 28, 1907, Lethbridge, Alberta BRIDGE HERALD MINTING CO., LTD. it-: Ai BUCHANAN, Manatini Director. IAN, SMft. ol Job Department. \ i 'speech on tho coal shortage question senders on CPU. trains. As soon before tho Alberta legislature. His as the management heard of this point that, tho C P.R, hail nskoil lof iho started Investigations, tho re increased powers In order to add to suit of vhlch the rolling stock shoultl be Investi-gated and tf tho big roiul has not carried out its agreoniont It should bo compelled to at onco. VILLAGE ORDINANCE SUBSCRIPTION: Advimoe  91.50 a year Is that today no cd or occupied land in the village for i three months prior shall be entitled to vote. After the Arst revised assessment list Is completed any person over twenty-one years of ago whose name appears on the list, and the who has paid taxes shull be entitled that to vote. The first council in every |village situII be elected ol the time ; appointed by the government which when shall also appoint the returning officer. The bill is n voluminous document of seventy-nine clauses with schod - I uhs and was earnest I,- discussed by the house in committee. Suction 80 'provides for taxation for geiterul purposes not exceeding ten mills on the ddlnr �>' 'he assess-tlon authorizes the village %�> imiko a | special levy for irrigation purposes, ed vaiuo. Sub-seel ion 2 of this sec-Mr. Iti'Seiiroil wanted tho section extended to include vvuter supply. Tho clause was allowed to stand over. Section fifty-four Pmiting the in-curr.iblo debt pending the collection [of taxes, places the amount tit 5100. j Section fifty-three limits the amount i of debt thut may be incurred for I pertnau"lit improvements to Sl.fKVl. loth sections were allowed to stand over. Strict regulations for the prevention of fire are specified and imposeil FOOTBALL LEAGUE. The local association football cn.b has bcou organised with those officers: Patron-Senator George L. DeVob-or. lion. Pres.-Mayor >V. S. Oolbralth Hon. vice-Pros.-C. J. Eckstorm. Pres.-Aid. E. A. Cunningham, Vice-Pros.-A. E. Humphries. See. Treas.-11. It. Currlo. Commitloo - Thomas Rothwell, Ho! art Crawford, John Ilarvlc, Goo. ShitUy and tho captain, who will, be chosen after the first practice.' * The Southern Alberta Leaguo is likely to include tho following teams this year: Lethbridgo, Plnchcr Creek Muclcod, Tabor, Dlairmorc, Frank, Coleman, Cloresholm, Modicine Hat, Fern'e and Coal Creek, tho two lot-t-r being in British Columbia, while I.undbreck, Magrath, Cardston and Cowley arc talking of forming clubs. At tho leaguo meeting to bo hold on March 20, a motion will bo made to t.iUe in the British Columbia towns of Fertile and Coal Creek. Tho Maple Leaf club adopted a rcsolut -I n supporting that movement. MORNING TRAIN STARTS Edmonton Bulletin, Feb. 2!l.-Delegates representing tho miners of Alberta are In tho city today and colled on tho government this morning to make their representations In support of tholr agitation for an eight hour law and other amend-nunis to tho coal mining regulations Tho delegates are Peter Patterson, of Fertile, International reprosonta -live of tho Unitod Mine Workers of America, Chas. Brooks, representing tho Coleman union; C. II. Stanley, Uaiikltead; McNab, Lethbridgo. They were introduced by Messrs. Ma reel I us and Simmons and met the premier tho attorney general and the minis lor of public .works. Tho miners claim that they have now by contract an eight hour day with overy mine In tho province except Lethbridgo and Tabor, and the latter hns signed an agreement to grant tho eight hour day April 1. Tho miners presensted a long mo i moriul to the government asking for nn extensive list of changes In tho law. Aside from tho eight hour day, the principal request was for a work mens' compensation act similar to theqhe In force in British Columbia They also asked that all coal should bo weighed ns it camo from the mine, before being- screened, and payment made accordingly^ that quick-weighers .should bo employed nt a pro rata ex|ionso per ton to the minors, that tho workman should have a representative on the examining board and that all wages should bo paid in currency fortnightly, no deductions to He made except by agreement. The delegates spent a couplo of hours with tho ministers this morn lng and will meet thorn again this afternoon. Tho cold wave struck hero about H o'clock on Monday morning, tho temperature this morning was ton below with ahigh wind blowing. Wo noticed a number of young calves with tho cattlu near town and some losses may bo oxpectod. Mrs. Nellie. Parker and daughter Kleuonor wont to Shelby on Thurs  day returning Saturday ovonlng. They report a good dance in Sholby on Fob. 22. Joe Potsku of Lothbrldgo has boon In town several days. Mrs. Loroy Demmon is visiting tho Pennants at their country residence for a few days. Leon Price, A. II. Fox and Chris Cummins of the Sweet Grass Hills were In town on Friday. John Mars wont up to Lethbridgo on Thursday, lie was on his was to Ihe hospitul with a very 801*10113 ease of swelling of tho throat and glands of tho neck. Geo. Uilltier is suffering from an attack of rheumatism. Paul Audot went to Lethbridgo on Saturday. Mr. and Mrs. Ned Loggan and baby drove in from tholr Milk river ranch on Wednesday. Next Monday, Between Here and Macleod. John Collins has Just died at Mon- I treal. There is one John Collins ! will never die ns b>n>r ns there is a b.irteiuler to keep him alive, and fellows who possess tin- "morn-Illi after" feeling. Ex mayor Itogers is on u trip to California for his health. Hon. .1. It. Cowan, of Barrio, has resigned from the Senate, is 01 years of age. Ont., Il Sifton presideil in court on > '..". when a very Interesting case was tried. The action was brought Solonun Angell against ll. ,vi'i Cocxson for alienation of .hj-.n'i". affections during the year From the evidence it appeared th.x' in the year 1002 Angell left I .inland remained away for a yea- .inh X. W. MOUNTED POLICE. Annual Report of Canada's Splendid - , Constabulary Force Presented. Tho Canadian Pacific Railway an- j - noiinco the resumptior, according to j Ottawa, Feb. 20.-The annual re-previous schedule, of tho doublo train j port of the N.W.M.P. was presented service which was cancelled about j to parliament today. Tho strength a month ago owing to the extremely � of \he force Is 50 olllcers, 49 non-bud weather. First No. 1 will arrive Calgary, March 3rd, and first Xo. 2.will leave Calgury March 4lh. No. 15 and 10, between Calgary and Slrnthcona; Nob. 101 and 102. between Culgury anil Muclood; and No*.. 113 and 111, lietween Macleod 1 lows mid L thbridgc, will nil lie resumed t 277, March 4th. Passengers on trains Nos. 101 und 102 will bo allowed 20 minutes at Nanton for meals, same I elng served at the Nanton hotel. Albert Ives has tieen appointed a commissioner for taking affaduvits. coirim ssioned olllcers nnd constables ami 80 guides, interpreters, scouts and special constables, making a total of 081 men nnd 570 horses. LThe total strength of all ranks is 120 less and 40 horses less than Inst year. The force is divided ns fol-Saskatchewan, 270; Alberta, ,277. Northwest territories, 30; Yukon Ml; Pence-Yukon trail. 10. The total strength In Alberta nnd Sns -katchewan is 407, only three under 1 tho num'ier ugreediupon. There were 18^, of the force dismissed for- had conduct. Drunkenness was tho cause io*nearly all cases. There were 04 PRESBYTERY^ DIVIDED Important Action Taken by Presbyterians. llev.,A. M. Gordon and J. D. Hig-lubotham attended a meeting of tho Maclood Presbytery at Macleod last week. .It was decided to petition tho Presbyterian general assembly to divide the present presbytery into two to bo known res|>cctivcly. as the Macleod and the High Rlvor presbyter -. ics. It is designed that the High Itivcr presbytery shall take in tho territory on Calgary and Edmonton branch between Mail-od and High lllver. The new Maclood presbytery will toko in tho territory of tho Crow's Xest. The building of a church at High Itlver, on a site agreed on by nearly 'all the congregation,,was sanctioned j Petitions from Ijethbridgc and Macleod were also favorably considered, Iand in each case the disposal of tho present property and the building of a new church was sanctioned. I The proposal to establish a ladies college nt Lethbridgo was endorsed. Five feet of snow fell at Row Island Inst Thursday night nnd tho CP.It. had to send down a snow-plough to clear tho track. Tho snow fall must have lnvn confined soloy to thnt district as the day here was like one in summer. A�>�������t���t����t^����f ^T*> mfiltlltMH^t^^^ DO YOU 1 ]f so, list it with me for a few days at the right price, and 1 will get you a buyer. Try it once and TO-DAY. temporary Office, in Lethbridge Saddlery Cc.'s Store 3 doors South of Lethbridge Hotel ;