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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - January 8, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta r ft. if VOLUME 3 LETHBRIDGE. ALBERTA. WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 8.1908 number 10 OUT FOR THE COIN! Omum fiat Danajes for A#Anlk Bit SUBMIT THEIR BILL AsM far i> Otw Efctt Safe. Man (Fram Tuesday's Daily.) The aftermath of tho Christmas eye frolic was seen ut the Council last'night in a claim for $120 laid by C. F. Harris solicitor for the proprietors of the Columbia Restaurant, lie said that, they were willing to allow un -independent party- to appraise th8Valuc;ol the damages. On behalf of the Chinese proprietors 'of  the Alberta, Oxford, and Victoria Restaurants L. M. Johnstone wrote that tbo city to make amends and bear the � losses. His claims were Victoria, $7.00, Oxford Cafe, $UO.rO,: A-thcr--ta Restaurant, plate ' glass '$iioO, '-'goods cfcstrojed, �!2UhorneJ of,Mr.''and Mrs. A? .^I'isurm}^) on' Burnett avenue wus the scene of a wedding Tuesday afternoon, December 31st, when their daughter, Miss Nellie Burnett became> the bride of Mr.> Everett Graham", of .Lacombe, Alia. ' " MOUNT ROYAL IS SAFE- TURNS IIP IN IRELAND Vessel Was Near American Coast and Was Forced to Turn Back - Passengers Panic Stricken - Boilers Began to Leak During a Heavy Gale - Strangest Experience on Record Montreal, Jan, 7.-Tha C. P. R. steamer Mount Royal: arrived at Quesnstowrf* harbor, Ireland, thia morning under her own steam. AWAY FROM THE UNIVERSITY Calgary, Jan. 6.-The' first' of a three months' campaign throughput 'the province was smarted here"yS,ster-day. Tha feature of discussion, was the action taken by institute workers, upon the- question of an agricultural college.'- Resolutions were passed urging the government to proceed with the establishment of an agricultural college, but under the control at the department of agriculture and net under the department of edu- cation and that the college be established in a locality separate and altogether apfrt^#ej)#H^^ianrV�riity. Hon. W. ,.T. Finlay, minister of agriculture presided,'but did not commit himself on the question. The question of the location of'an agricultural college is becoming an interesting one. An effort is being made to have the college located at Strathcona, which does not seem to meet with the aproval of agricultural men. JAPS COMING TO ALBERTA s '--- It is Definitely Announced that Land has been Purchased near Gleichen and Two Hundred of the Dark hip s will Come Out and Raise Beets (Western Associated Press.) Vancouver, Jan. 6.-Nag Tany, a well known Japanese resident of Canada for several years, left for Tokio today, to complete' arrangements for a colonization scheme in Canada. He has purchased twenty-five thousand acres of irrigated C. P. R. lands out of Calgary. A company is incorporated for half a million yen. Two hundred Japanese will be brought over early in the spring to start operations. Sugar beets will be grown and a refinery erected. The Japanese government is being severely criticized in Japn, said Tany in an interview, for agreeing to limit imigration to Canada. As a matter of fact, Japanese people wish to come to Canada and many expect to come. A company is being organized in Japan' for the purpose of starting a newspaper in British Columbia to take our side and show people here it is to their interest to be friendly with subjects of the Mikado and not only to welcome them but to treat them well when they arrive. You will see that arrangements will be made for thousands of the better class of Japanese to come here and other parts of Canada in the near future. We wish to come here and start a vigorous campaign in favor of Japanese being allowed to live here peaceably. London, Jan. 7.-The steamer Mount Royal, which by reason of being long, overdue, was thought to have Rone to the bottom of tha Atlantic with three hundred souj| aboard, is safe. Steamship's putting into Queenstown this morning confirm the report that the vessel sighted yesterday is the one anxiously looked' for durin; the last ..eleven days. She is proceeding to Queens-town under her, own steam. The Mount Royal was sighted yesterday by the Vivian which arrived in Liverpool yesterday, but the officers of the latter were not certain of the. identitv of the shir>. Other vessels arriving later have dispelled all doubt. The'accepted theory is that there is a serious break in the machinery which necessitated the.. Mount Royal driiting"iuntil temporary repairs were madeviiSft: . .'Tot re(|tiirmg' nny more coal lor some tlltir, 'the company has stopped hauling from ' the mine at, Frank, wlioro 'theii" contract bus run out. and hns teise.nwl their hauling- from l.ills and Coleman. The Tlillurcst mint} has the liost or t"hn company us their contract calls for the company- to tnke their entire output whether it is on the curs or on the (lump. So ,il the CP.U. has not cars on hand, tha coal is 'dumpod and charged to the company. - .  � As sotmt"ns"the supply of coal on hand is lessened, the crews recently taken off will be''put on agui/i. They were not taken o/I because of the small 'freight traffic as hns buen reported around the city. LEMKEUX HOPEFUL Ttts Dftcaky VA Japn New u Eat* SETTLEMENT NEAR Decfaci Hiwem, ft Jtte m Mai (Western Associated Preae.) Victoria, Jan. 6.-Hon. Lcmieur arrived today on the Empreas of China. Interviewed, he said: "Muefct as I would like to speak, I cannot, at present say what is the result of the negotiations. Any statement f may have to make belongs first tsY the cabinet at Ottawa. My niissiosi will be completed only after my wy-turn to Ottawa, where I expect to be at the end of the. week. -My.^'eolr: leagues will then be in position ! fully coilsider the whole question. X have every reason to believe that. a. solution of the difficulty will sooa be reached. I am pleased to Jtlomlay\ey��-:t jing just hetorc Mr..A;.'-S'. Kidd^vSeor rotary of the Canada IV est Coal- Cos* pnny, returned hoUie, his - little . so* : �too fell into, a tub of hot water. ; severely scalding his urms, neck aaul face. The little boy's mother had set the tub on the floor, warning- Joe not to' go near it. She went- out �s" the room and had scarcely \,done s�> when she heard a screum and on re-' turning to the room lound tho little chap in the water. lie bad aprisur-ently ,stumbled and fallen for he wa� found lying uver the side of tlie tub, his arms umC part of his face in the ; water. Dr. Ljxng was iummonwl astrf attended to the boy hut his injuriea . proved fntul and he died on Thursday night, lie wus only three year* ; old and was a very bright little tail. . His parents took tho body to Minner apolis where it was buried.- 'rhejr. huve the sympathy of their many Tabor friends in their sad loss. ,.,,-.; - GOT A LOT OF MONEY THE CANADIAN BANK OF COMMERCE PARLIAMENT BUILDINGS AT EDMONTON TO BE ERECTED WITHI N THE NEXT TWO YEARS BUILDINGS ON THE SQUARE HEAD OFFICE, TOKONTO ESTABLISHED 1867 B. E. WAXKEB, Preeidont ALEX. LAIRD, General Manager H. IRELAND, Superintendent of Branches Paid-up Capital, $10,000,000 Rest, - - - 5,000,000 Total Assets, - 113,000,000 BANK MONEY ORDERS issued at the following rates : .$5 and under....................... 3 cents Over $5 and not eaceeding; $10...... 6 cents " $10 " " $30...... 10 cents *7 " $30 " v " $50...... 15 cents These Orders are payable Mt par at any office in Canuda of a Chartered Bank (Yukon excepted), and at the principal banking points in the United States. They are negotiable at $4.90 to the � sterling in Great Britain and Ireland. They form an excellent method of remitting; small sums of money with safety mod at small cost, and may be obtained without delay at any office of the Bank CALOARY CLAKKSIIOI.M EDMONTON illCll KIA'KB BRANCHES IM AAJBFJtTA LEAVINGS laaVfTON STAVELY LETHBRIDGE Wft'CHER CHEEK STRATHCONA MACLEOD rONOKA VEGREVfLLE MEDICINE HAT IMU1> DEER VERMILION WETASKIWIN LETHBRIDOE BRANCH C Q. K. NOURSE. MANAGER Tin1 Court House site .and tho use of the public square' wtiv the questions tliat' loomed liirgp. in the attention of l.othbi'iclpe. public incii Monday night. Hon.W.H.dishing, pnivin-eial minister of public works, was in the city, having coine down for the purpose of selecting a site for the court house to be erected here. The matter wits discussed by the council, Mr. Cushing discussed it with some of the citizens who are not on the council, hnd wound up by, meeting a committee from the council. Two very distinct opinions were expressed. The minister of Public Works made himself pluin that the choice of the site was to rest with the people of Lethbridge. The Government would place the building where the city thought best. Mayor Henderson and Aid. Macbeth were opposed to having the, square cut up and used for buildings, the nrayor's idea being to have the Dominion and Provincial Governments unite with the city and erect one' lingo building costing $2.10,000 to $300,000, which would serve all'three. Aid. Mucbeh was opposed to using the square for buildings under any circumstances. Aid. Adams and Cunningham, the remaining members of the Council's committee expressed themselves willing to have the square used for public buildings provided they were urranged so as to have a civdita bio appt-a ranee. At the discussion ih the Council the mayor said that he had consulted with Manager Naismith of the A. R. and I. Co. as to the cuni|niny'a consent to an e.xchange of the plot in the centre of the square fur some other portion and hod been assured that the company would oppose nothing that was in the interests of tho city. They would want to be assured that any buildings erected on the square would be creditable structure. While the Council was in session a phone message was received saying that the H^. Mr. Gushing would like to meet a committee from the Council to discuss the site question, and a little later, Kx.-Mayor Gal-braith and >',.�- has returned successfully from missions houses j tVL-r undertaken by Canadian railway - - " 1 - secured fifteen either the court house or a jail at Lethbridge. The new Parliament buildings at Kdm'inton would not be completed before four years. Mr. Cushing explained that in the m v.nut us. He has muliou dollars in cash which will be devoted entirely to the extension of ihv company's lines and the miprovty rnont- of rolling stock and equipment in the west. Not a dollar will be early davs of the province * great j expended east of the Great Lakes, deal of monev was .required for roads | Mr. Mackenzie found big financial in-and bridges. Settlement was rush-, t(-^st' il0,a hnvine ,ost fa,lh ing into unsettled portions of the province and the Government was compelled to provide the people with roads and bridge*. Gre'ater progress -: >nent would be made with public buildings, were not so much money and attention required for the speedy construction of roads and bridges in Canada's prairie provinces and are prepared to assist even more than in the past 111 the work of develop- Immediately, the effect of the trig i will be that tho railroad will lose no time in getting material on the [spot and resuming business ow Lethbridge, he assured the Herald, \ branch lines and extensions tt� eooa would have, as soon as possible, the!"* weather permits. courthouse and j'ail. Both would bo i -+ . fine structures-a credit to this city j and the province. ; Trial catarrh -treatments are/ being. : mailed out free on voquest, l>y  IJvj I Snoop, liucinu, Wis. These, tests arm SIR RICHARD IS BETTER j pruvimr to the people-without a pwi-i Ottawa, Jan. 7.--Sir Richard Cart-; ny-H t-ost-tho great value ol thi* wright, who lias boon confined io his 1 sckmiLHIl- prescription known to all1 house for some weeks, is around and wits at his morning. able lo bo .druggists everywhere us oflico this j Catarrh Keinedy. -Sold  feists. - � --� Dr. ShnoiiV bj .lU in,*- . ;