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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 28, 1907, Lethbridge, Alberta LOT 72 of Lot 73 I 2S 25 25 25 29 25 Sf9 25 2 25 25 Z5 2S 25 8 10 II CO Cc LJ z Cfc H PASSMORE 24 25 25 2S 21 25 30 25 18 25 17 25 25 24T 16 25 15 25 22 LANE South Aouftdarv VILLA LOTS IN Turner Addition TO Surveyed by Dominion Land TG ana IOT 75 of reaping the benefit of the present good thfe fol lowing lots in North Ward are to be sold on easy down and monthly without interest till paid Speak before they are all fj i Estate an Oliver AA 1 A p A THE COAL SBOmfiE Sinmont Takes pmrt in Important L jrv lengthy de on motion of that in the opinion of this House a select committee or commission be appointed to investi the cause of the present coal rkortage in the was the feature of toduys session of theleg The motion was endorsed encouragement for them to do house appointed a commission cause they could not get the product they could not give therfi the power to the people who wanted to use they shouldhave but they could Whether the was to blame for not compel witnesses to give evi riot getting the coal from the most The attention of the Do of theminestothe cellars of the minion house should be calledto the consumers he did not If the wishes of the province as expressed by votes of the bers on both sides of the The Premier assured the members of the full cooperation of the advised a commission in prefer encc to a committee of the The Conservative spoke in supportof the and Hie bertYook ofan opening to arraign the memisar for Red Deer on his justifoaLion of the seizure of coal various persons during the coal J in rising to bring motion before the explain ed reasons for asking that it be At the presentsession he hoped to have received aquan information respecting coal south Tunfortunntely notthatinfor mation It was he consid necessary to go into an argu xnent to convince the members that rthere was a dangerous car shortage jnHhV He did not want tobe taken as censuring the that second vice of that railway was one of the first men to recognize the serious the and believed that he and those under him had done all that was in their power to Vet was cot prepared to exoner ate them the month of Aug up to which they had not taken any active steps to meet the heavy demand for The coal companies In the Crows Nest during the months of last summer were unable to work more than halftime owing to the lack of He had beentold by The manager of amlne that was turn ing tons of coal per that during last the largest month was 17 the mine being cloned for the remaining days of the Thecoal industry in South ern of the most im portant Jn the and owing to the car shortage and consequent lack of work hundreds of miners were willing towork every day in the but there vas only 1 7 work in the month for them to would that the province a very large supply and it was the wit only tfce wevtern the to company were living up to their agreement with the then he would say to stop blaming them if it was the duty of theHouse to know and to take such steps as they could to relieve thesituationl He was not there to say that House could compel xhe railway but they could take steps to bring the facts belore people and the Dominion If they were iving that and nothing more could be expected of then it was the duty of tho government to take some bthermeans of solping the condition of Robertson stated that the dis trict which he had the honor ofrre reflenting had been seriously affect ed by thecoal He thought the governmen would be doing they allowed the investigation to and he was sure that the government had the full cynifmthy of the opposition inthe The famine was so serious in his district that some 300 men had held up a train under tin and helped themselves to the The trainhad been lying on the track for eight dayt and the people felt justified in taking the law into their own The government should first find outwhere the blame and then endeavor to find a Simmons Lethbridgc thought that the house should be very cartful in their procedure in regard to the he vas fully with the condition through the medium of newspaper re aod through the boards of trade and was agreed that there was Ja lack of motive power and j a lack of There were secbndary BMLtlera utao thnt helped to bring the Lethbridge strike and the extreme and the rapidr settlement of the country which had found the railways mines The Crows Nest Railway was built under a char ter that placed them under the coT irol of the railway Since building the the company had been to government and ed for increased to add Tollfngr stock totheir Though it ouUIde the jurisdiction wf i ho it would be of to know they had used iho power for this He thb jisjht this should be brought to the tion of the Federal Railway Com by the provibcial If the rail ways were fast enough to keep pace with the development of the the Dominion Govern ment should be asked to make do jleTvas in full sympathy with the motion and hoped that the house would Ond asolution of the Moore Red Deer thought that fact should be emphasized that no part of Canada or the American con tinent possessed such coal fields as this Cord wood only cost from to yet coal of theanthracite kind cost from 85 to S10 a and this showed thai the only trouble the getting of the coal to the Therewere four he in the shortage two of whichcould be con trolled by the and two which could The first two were the railways and the coal companies the othVr the dealers and the con He doubted not that after the situationwas acute therailways great It might be that the in not laying in large were but there might be something in connec tion with the consumers It had come to his knowledge that the people had beenurged in a hut had put few hun dred pounds instead of several By locatingthe source of the trouble the house would be able to preventa recurrence of similar conditions inthc The people who took coal from the cars might have thougnt itacrime it was nothing of the sort It was only rightto take it to keep their and he himself would cheerfully go to a caV in order to keep his ioved ones McKenzie rose to a point of cfi He not wish it to be thought that he quraHonecl the pow ers of the house to investigate the owners of the If an accident ocrurrcd on their session it might be necessary to have the ollicials of the railway T CLIMBINCi Lethkridge man on way to Masonic Grand Mastership j iato the eovDtrr to i Simmons preferred to see a committee of the house appointed for the that a commiss The Minister of Public Works already favored a commission which would pVrtfy cover the tnd he thovfht that taw eqnmiwfoii should kepi alonf the by If Masonic raiid Lodge of Alberta met today in the Masonic hall grand About LOO delegates were The actingmayor Maclcod wel comed the Financial reports showed a very satisfactory Grand Secretary of an increase of mem bership by during the last ighteen The afternoon session opened with a presentation of a past grand mas ters collar to of first grand master of Al berta grand by Braith past grand master of Mani on behalf of the Thft new grand lodge of Saskatche wan was organized as The following officers were elected Grand Ed Deputy Grand Calgary Senior Leth Junior Cal this and one of the best known of the oldtimers of northern Mon Buys the Havre was this week in a reminiscent mood and when the talk turned to the ehinook wind we had looking and prayingfor came that In the morning when we broke camp and we were moving before daylight cracked out of the therewas about an inch of water on Milk riv er and the chinook wind was cutting the heart of the The cav alry the lead and crossed the weather he twirled a freshly lighted cigar and said I have experienced some severe winters in Chouteau countyin my res idence that extends over a per iod of 35 although as a rule here as delightful winters as can be found at Hot Board of General Pat Robert District ttinchclifTc Gardiner The next meeting will be A sjccial meeting will be held in Calgary early in April to discuss constitutional amend COLD WEATHEB TALk Remitiscinces of the Winter and the second courier to make the attempt for Jimxny Hawood had I fceon sent but the severe weath er had driven him I remem ber that the message callingus to the fort was the most pleasing readr ing 1 had ever experienced up to that customs inspector at time and the rest of them felt just as I did over We had travelled back for or eight and went in to camp about five miles west of where Chinook now The In all of them I do not recollect any j river at a good paceVnd the infan thathaxe been so as ftry followed in doublequick march this winter and with such great ing time in order to make it cross titics f lhe rivcrTile soldfcrs all got Oycr The winter that most but my outfit being heavily was thrt of 80 and did not reach the fordfor about two I vas then a wagon or wa as they were generally for the old Diamond Transportation owned by the Jatc ol and esteemed fellow They had at timer the government transportation It was in January of General then colonel of the Eighteenth United States was stationed and in command of district of with he at Fort Assinni boinc out to intercept the doughty old war Sitting had escaped after Custer massacre to and was again returning to this He was supposed be camped j on Milk River about where now It was about the end of January the soldiers from ordered out to in him andI with the transportation We did not have mule teams in this at but out hours after the command had parsed over and the river was then bank 1 camped my outfit on a high When the soldiers reached Havre this entire bottom from the hills on the north to the hills on the south side of Milk river was a sheet of water two to four feet in The soldiers had a hard time in making the fort and some of them came very nearly being They had to keep to the hills to keep from getting My out fit in the camp on the hill we had lcen forceu to take for 13 days with a small military river kept high for more than a then gradually fell and it turn ed cold and the river froze so that we were able to cross by un loading and carrying the freight ac ross in our I passed through and reached the post on or about where Havre now stands on the ice February I anticipate high water in f spring and if it comes with a f fits with I had of these jVavy chinook wind the winter of a committee would have full power of invcstiga House and he held that the could investigate as Rutherford stated that the House should be deeply indebted to the member for Madeod for bringing matter to the attention of the The coal shortage had been a matter of great discussion among the peuple ol Western Tho province ought to be able to supply the greater part of Canada and a large of the being tlcally built on a bed of Coal of various kinds and quantities suit able for all were thore should be for import ing At this stage of the session it would perhaps be better to a commission appointed forthe pur A commission could work efficiently an a committee of aad of CHARGED WITH Clarcsholm homesteader near arrested and brought to Clarcsholm last Saturday by IVlwykin of the for a bnital assault upon George a who it had his knocked in by Myrick and is in a critical My rick was remanded to Maclcod Guard for trial on the 26th by Justice as the UM ntfcf tnm Magic aloiit for wJth and Bfctistec or blimd iliaappvtr Itbi v J teams loaded with provisions for the 1906 and will duplicate ttie soldiers and forage for the winter of 30 and Fort Assinniboine was occupied then by eight infantry and two troops of and our commaudiag officer was Colonel Hen ry Our expedition in coiruiand of Major we left the fort there was about two of snow on the ground and the mercury registered just 56 below As we were leav ing the the infantry band escort cd and I shall never forget the appropriate for It was a Land That is Farer and I recall very that was Owing to the deep we only made 10 or 11 miles a had on the march for weeks jwhcna courier overtook us and order ed us I forgot whether this courier was Louis Sham bo A Well Known From Edmonton Woolford wns born on the Oth of in the or County of and what little schoolinghe had was between the age of six and ten at the public school which was none too At the ftge of ten he went to work on a farm as a plow loy and continued to work as such on different farms until October 22 when he set sail for America with a company of about and landed in New York Noveirnxr He travelled to Salt and snot proverbial bmndanavbutwith journey not ended by 60t he was heading for a plare called Pay son and stayed there during the win ter of 1874 und until July 12thof the same Thenhe moved to Cache to a and until April iP was calledby the of ficials of the Mormon Church to go on a mission to the British and accepted and labored m England un til January travelling through Hamp Essex Counties He also in a He uas released to return home on January 30th and arrived back in on the 22nd of He then went work the farm und remained there until the fall of he came to Can ada to look around tosee what the prospects were to a He wan only in Southern Alberta a fewweeks when he concluded that this was a land of promise and had agreat fut ure before Woolford then re ftuined to the sold out his pqsscssipns to Southern Alberta with his the spring of Since that time he has raised burner crops of bats and besides vegetables every with the exception of the sea ion he was hailed out clean and clear about ten fore Waolford thinks is safe in saying that had he been able to harvest the said crop that was hailed out it would have yield ed the highest average per acre of any crop he came vould say a great Woolfords in yielded 51 bushels of and 115 of oats acre without VicePresidcnt of the Alberta Farm ers a of the Canadian Growers President of the Alberta and a the Cardston cultural V called upon to lecture upon SeedSelection and row good and is often ed a judge of standing BIG CAR Medicine The News has on very good au thority that this spring will see a startmade on the biggest private ownod car shops in to be located a few miles east of Medicifle A lot of western money will i nio the This will moan that Medicine Hat will have to build a conjsectwith the proposed It is stated at Ottawa that tka Conservative party in the will be reorganized aa4 that Whitney Ctafefiov will J t 7 ;