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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 15, 1905, Lethbridge, Alberta Herald VOLUME S LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA, WEDNESDAY. JANUARY IS, 1906. BURNETT SECRETARY Pipular Citizen Succeeds A. L Humphries SEED FAIR PRIZES NUMBER II under review, it being shown that he used blasphemous und filthy lan- guage referring to respectable people, especially Eev. A. W. Patterson, of the First Baptist Church. The evi- dence is proving startling-in charac- ter. BELL CO. TICKLED Otfer Varieties of Grain are Added to the List Daily.) The directors of the i.eihbridge and Agricultu-ttl Society met night at ihe .Fire lla.ll to make uieutt, .'fur iia Seed Fair and to appoint a secretary-treasurer. Those present were y-cund G. yi. Hatch, in tho chair, Messrs. Houk, Jinrnett, fctorm, ITomelryk. and Cook, and retary Himiphriws. J-t was to maka tht salary uf the secretary-treasurer two hund- red dollurb per annum. Major "U'. B. Jiurnctl was unanimously elected to position. With to ihe Seed Fair, G. E- Hemelryk entered ,a protest ag- ainst the makeup of the prize' liit as no pries' were offered for any oth- Montreal, Jan. sharehold- ers of the Bell Telephone ,Co., this morning approved" the action of the directors in disposing vcf the com- pany's plant in Manitoba to the Man- itoba government. President- Size considers the deal satisfac- tory one and in the best interests i.f tin, shareholders. The" business, in Manitoba, he said, was anything but satisfactory, in short it was not pro- fitable and all the company had to depend upf.n were the 'prospects for the future. PACIFIC EXPECT WM WITH JAPAN -O-1- (Wtitern Associatsd Press.) Washington, Jan. activity of Pacific coast delegations which called at the White House and War Office, puts a new and grave phase on the Japanese question. Tak- en jointly, :the conclusion drawn from conferences is that the Pacific coast states have combined to de- mand either the exclusion law c.r that the Pacific coast states be forti- fid. Either courcs would be inoppor- tune ai the present moment from the government point of view, with the consequence that a conflict would be .precipitated months befors'the Amer- ican battleship fleet cayid arrive on The dtlef ition .that conferred with Assistant Secretary of War Oliver, was made up, of, Adjutant Generals L. Anick, of California, Hamilton, of Washington; and Pmzer, of Oregon. They said.; the Pacific coast states would bs willing to organize com- panies'for'coast defense if the Fed- eral government would bsar the in- itial cost of the equipment. A rumor, that Admiral Evans will Tckio, Jan. cable- grams indicating .an overwhelming sentiment in America in favor of an exclusion bill, are causing much un- easinfess among the leaders of all shades of politics, who have repeat- edly expressed the conviction that Americans did not dcsirs to discrim- inate against Japanese and would ac- cept attitude of the Japanese gov- ernment as evidence of its sincere destre nut to, embarass the American FAVOR PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH SITE FOR COURT HOUS Joint Meeting of Board of Trade Eiecrfre and G Council Reach That Decisioa ;-i the scene. As to fortifyin proceed when he reach- I government and at the same time es Frisco is the basis for the assume- sXave tna "Amour Propre" of the Jap. tion that this" important strategic (From Tuesday's Daily.) This morning- "-there a joint meeting of the City Council and Board df Trade executive to discuss the question of the court house site. C. Simmons, 3LP.F., Lad receiv- ed a tultjffram from lion. TT. II. Cu'sh- Provincial Minister of Public Works saying that he had. received options on Uvo sites besides Uk> Pres taken to find out the wish- of fc people, and an. amernimerit thart; -effect but could get ert President "tonybeare 'explain that at present the city has no poi er to take'a plebiscite but that''tJ -power was being asked for in the pi possd amendment to "the city tliarte If dosired, however, a plebiscite coil be taken> subject -to ratifiuatioix'trhc pciiit wiiJ noi'bj left in the present defenceless condition. It is reported God Prizes Offered for Graia-Grain Jdging School th5_ fleet to remain on the Pa- the coast great fortification? would take years and vast expen'di- aiong coast and in the ture while 'recent lessons, and prob-J Philippines and Guam .ars compiet- labiy that cf Port Arthur have shak-pd- Jen the faith of military men in coast! fleet :s expected at fortifications, liable to b.3 isolated Jay J Ria Janeiro ,and arrangements The uneasiness has been in- tensified by the delay of a reply from Washington to the Japanese note, December SH. Rome, Jan. ItaiHa cffici- ally announcing the departure from Rome of Takahlra, the newly ad ambassador to the United byterian Church site received while {the power had been secured. 2VL Ba: was in the city. These- proper- 1 ford thought that the squafeTshoal be cut ap it would ties> sLx lots on llv of path and Ashmoad streets, Block 38 business -and properly values on it HS0 lots in Block ?'o, OP Duit- 1 pic-sent 'business Aid. Cui erin St. opposite ningham caressed an 'opposite" -I Barracks gate. The miajs-tcr wanted saying that an public bulk the pe-opb oftlie city to make a on the sfjuare would in no'Jtra' Tho third annual held by er than hard spring Blue Stem tbe Letii bridge Agricultural Society, wheat is barivd from the prize list, j u'm on January' He moved that prizes be given foi ,'18tn' the .Labor Hall. morn- 'of an other and to the judging of for black oats. Prizes will be given 'tho samples of trrain placed on exhi- bition. C. McKillican, of the Do- I minion SfCd Branch will be the judge sea and an attack by an invadpig j complete ror'their recaptio'n. On ac- army from inland. The government] count of stories cf an "ugly riot by fuity realizes that only efficient j two hunored saHors at way to protect the coast is to have j chief cf police will a millitant fleet readv to strike hardiask Adrmrallivans to police Rid at any possible enemy on {th'e openingTerio of his of hostilities. authorized arrests. own marines, for these classes the same as others viz., Mt. Hatch Association They in-leruletl having two meets, one DAMAGES Joseph Tinsley a resident of Taber, is entering a claim agHinst the Can- adian West Coal company (formerly the Canadian West Coal and Coke reported xhot a Turf rU'Lfae conclusion of the judging the company) of Taber for dam- organized. the buying and sell- On Oct- 13th> 1907> lias- ing, of seed will be opened. x was working for the car loaded with rock came down an inclined shaft and struck him, .frac- turing both legs and others-tea.Jn- O-cod prizes arc offered for" those given list is as m June and {the other, at the fair.. profits of the first meet would be given to the grouuds com- grounds, those of th? Pair be 3 st 2nd 3rd 4th miitee for the improvement of the any hard handed over to -the Society. They! variety ..........t.......... 12 "6 3 for permission -to use the j Spring Wheat 12 6 3 7 -AN EX: M.P. DEAD (Western Asssociatsd Press) St..John; ,Tan: V. Mclncr- Statss, ,.says that although Japan and America are animated by the .best and most pacific intentions in ,thelr relations, -which ars pass'r-g through a great crisis, it is a goorl that thg negotiations between the two countries have been trusted to a tried and experienced diplomat. WAITRESSES HOLD UP (Western Associated Press.) London; Jan. of ommenclaf.'on. Those present al-tbe meeting which was held in the tTEdc C. Simmons explained that- st in the Whitney ittock. v.ere president matter had to- he "decided depreciate tlio value of the-pr surrouudlji the square. barrister here, chambermaids, and kitchen Ticip and identifiea pub- j two city hotels are demand ng he affairs Brunswick, died ate rooms and parlor in which to yesterday, Mclnernery was an ccive their bu mell_ Thc h represented a New havc ,rascd and bri j m Brunswidrseat in> the House of Com- J ffirls _ 1" Conyi-eare, Mayor .Henderson, Aid. ami of course, the' decision Cunningham, Aid. Button, Aid. Mac- the site rest with. Mr both Aid. Ar'ams. 3L E. u. that, .the city does .noif Tiylands, H. B. Miebach, Wm. Oliver, where "it is at vrith regard, W. C. Simmons; 5LP.P., and T' C-Simmons, kmdly consented to as- school will be con-ducted in -the. ial cur providtxl by the Dominion j A.gricultufal :Q providtvl wiw they know good I fore. Parliament. The object of the per quarter section, T- viz., one cubic foot and also the method'.. of .measur- 0. A. AVoolh- showed what the con- tracts called for as to the -making of .laterals and spoke of the- delivery of pro rata, under proper schedule am at stated intervals. Resolution No. section 3' of tlic North-West Irrigation Act ainendcd ?o as to make t3ie irriga tion companies 'responsible for, th Water being made at a distance from and o. where it was used. He thought this i bndges across canals at Publi< matter was the vital point in tha higbway Or roaf] allowance, whether grievances of the water, users v and the same a public travelled high niectin was to lay the claims of the water users. before Mr. Simmons. It wl havc I was moved that the: resolutions a3 j passed heretofore, be followed that, the only recourse would be to way tbe time of the find out if the act -between the gove-n- uf the canal or the difficulty. Mr. Simmons said .that govern- ment could issue new legislation re- garding the matter. chance to' .iwc their score cards. The car will at the station. Mr. Simmons said that he had' bn un tl _____...... u_ u a public tra- rrieht and: the "solve jvellod subsequently, thfl Resolution No. the irriga- tion season be extended to Xoveraber 1st and that water be allowed to remain in the canal even later than that date if practicable. Resolution" Is7o. 5.--That irrigation be held, responsible for tOvvcisuii uruw; auention w e between the C. P. E. THE CANADIAN BANK OF COMMERCE fn jand .the A. R. and I. companies. The j the damage of property through leak- cuss the irrigation question'and that he came to receive suggestion b. r. K. company makess the. lateral ana to understand the claims of the water DEAD OFFICE. TORONTO ESTABIJSUED 1867 B. B.; WALKER, President ALEX. LAIRD, General Manager A. E. IRELAND, Superinieucicni of Branches Paid-np-Capital, 'Rert, Assets, Eracchcs throughout Canada, and in tlif United Slates and England A TRANSACTED L AND FA. 84 SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT Deposits of and upwards received, and interest allowed at current rates. The depositor is subject to no in tbe Withdrawal of the whole or any portion of the dep sit. lisers. He stated that he had taken the matter up with the Minister of Public Works in with j i x wun tncjand charged one result that the Minister of the Inter- for is proposing amendments to the Irrigation Act in the Dominion Par- constructs tbe bridges and charges fifty cents, per acre for the water, while the A. R. and I. com- age and seapage of water canals. It was moved and seconded in auifndment to the first resolution PCr .One amendment was that Irriga- tion companies snail, be compelled to construct bridges over their ca- nals'where thi-y cross the road al- rt i 41 4chance, tuc act siunds the com- panies are compelled to' construe! bridges only on road allowances "in actual the of the con- struction of tho ditch ard thus avoid the construction of bridges the 'ttans- jfcr and for the construction and mainienancc of wa, carried. thesc the same amount of water. He urg--j A motion that a copy of these res- sd in strong terms that the farmers olutions be given to our representa- ma-ke .use of the opportunity to tive in the provincial legislature amend the act and have the and hv him "tn hr. amend the act and have the syst'.: improved. The chairman said that it was the and by him "to br- presented to the Minister of the Interior, carrit-d. Mr. Simmons in making a .was rn- CLARESHOUH KDMOXTON illGHUVER C tEAVIN'GS WALTON STAVELY LETHBRIDGE MACLEOD fOMOKA VEGREVILLE MEDICINE HAT DEER VERMILION WETASK1W1N LETHBRIDOE BRANCH X. BOURSE, MANAGER on d after i uj.c making uitchcs. "Thus ,3' heavy cL-mand falls on tho local im- provement-districts for 'the construe- i of the land, tion of bridges over the ditches. The i The followin held that the of the water users to ask that closing remarks said the present "ijd- ihe duty of water be it was ministration of this matter one cubic foot, -per i satisfactory 'mndred acres and not a cubic foot for every one hundred 'and fifty acres as at present was required. He thought, it unjust that the farmer could not transfer the w.ater to a MEDICINE HAT'S MANITOBA FARMER MURDERED- FOWTO DEAD BY ROADSIDE Swarfza Ufe Taken near Wfeitesisaib After to Have Escaped in Train (Western Associated Press.) Whitemouth. Man., Jan. watze. a farmer living south 01 ere was found on the road this lorning. He had been in Winnipeg nd was going home when some one supposed from spite or motives f robbery shot him through the vijjtifiiiioutn, jan. Alex for the solution of this question, and Swartz, a farmer living south of here that this was an opportune time was done to death last night while as otaer companies permit- water riSh dT" 4 Hf ought to he place the wishes of the water us rs j returning home from Winnipeg, by beforc the government. He stntdj'an unknown man for the sake of. a that those present represented fie. j few dollars he had on him is the gen- body of water users in this eral opinion hero.. Ho was last. that the j country. He was glad that tho ir- last night in company with an un- lependent j rigation company hnd representative known man after the No. 2 train had prtifitrnt to the matter r.r.d arrived from Winnipeg. They committee WAS ap- hoar the views of .the farmers and 'both seen going, towards the water users pointed to review the former resolu- j that they present, their sid promised his assistance in the solu- been flung far into the scrub. Con- hind. No examination was made in the absence of proper authorities. Swartz sold three cars of wood yester- day to A. E. of Higgins ave- nue. He had about one hundred and fifty dollars on him when he got back here and suspicion is strong that the Unknown man shot him; three-quarters of a mile south or here on the Rover: road, rifled the dead man's pockets, hastened back and caught Xo. 07 Trcst. S-artz was a gcod natured -man with no enemies here. He leaves a wife and ,hree children. The attorney gen- eral's department has been notified and investigation is being mads. JAPS GO TO STATES (Western Assscciated Press) Victoria. Jan. the 07 "Japs tions brought before the Minister of the Interior. In doing so ho did not w'sli to antagonize any porson, cor- poration or government. In reply to a question to whether by the pro- W. Ackroid. Mr. Simmons and Mr. Gordon wre appointed honorary members of the committee. At the afternoon session this ccai- tion of the matter and hoped that sorno good would result. The chairman urged the sidcrable blood was clotted on the back of the head while open open wound between the mouth and tion of this mnt-r in a fair, conscious 'nose pointed to a bullet ploughing manner. hrough the skull from be- Maru, -13 decided to proceed to ihe American side after learning of the anti-Oriental feeling here as'in Van- couver. All the, arrivals possessed passports to Canada. The French liner, Admiral Fouricheu, is expect- ed -here nt'the end of rhe month with two hundred yellow men from- Hawaii. ;