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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 29, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta Secretary of the Associated Boards of Trade of Southern Alberta AGRICULTURAL COLLEGE FOR MAGRATH BOARD OF TRADE FAVORS LOCATION Lethbridge Advocated as Proper PJace for Lands Title Office C. F. P. Ejected President of the New Association Govern- ment Ownership of t- (From Wednesday's Daily) The ofiicors were telephones success '.we i'eht hy ths Albt-rta'government i in each i imd that the Telephone 'Conapa- establish a by acclamation at yesterday af-1 ny will approach the govcrnriient: Collet ani.1 whioon's session, of the Associated f with a view to seiner our. i of th'u AHK'rta .Farmers' Association to Provincial Agricultural whereas it is the clesiro I5oarJs 'Taulc of Southern Alberta C. if. P. Conybaa're, K. 1st V icf- President, .'Cardston. Martin Ferris. S-.-eretary-Treasurer, II. J. Skeith, Lfthbrrdire. The chair was taken by President vote of thanks wasJ 4. u A 4- i Conyt'eare. and a with a view to seHmK out. Galbraith showed that the and the. Irrigation Convention that working out of the telephone system shall be a separate inst'i- in ikuikoUt was -different from that tution irpm the University 01 Alber- in Alberta. He thought the convon-Kti, and whereas '-it is genera 1 ly ,ig- tion .should until- -the govern- f reed that said college shall es- nitnt completed its system before ask; lablished where 'experiments 'shall, be, it to take over ts'ie Bell system, i carried on with and without -irriga- ble '-cited 'similar instances "to show [lion. and, why he considered that the resolu- tlon should hold over for a year. IM f 111 I TilTm mTFiIi Editor of The Magrath i Raymond Cardston Star IIIMIIM Whereas the town of Magrath is es- pecialiy fitted to meet these' require-' E. A. Cunningham thought that: meats, having- for last seven Herbert J. H. Skeith Of this City, -who was Elected to the Position Yesierdav !'tendered to -Mr. Oliver for his erne- would not immediate years engaged in practical irrigation! j ient services as chairman during the %-to the .Bell Telephone company for the rais h-g of wheat, 'beets, j I organization. Son receipt and that In adopting it-'and, [In accepting the office the President "tile convention would not be acting1' Whereafe, the Magrath district pos- said .that he had at heart the inttr- prematurely. It would: let the gov-j sessos more practical irrigation ists ests, of each individual living in ernment know how -the people of Sou j than any other port of the province it. He wanted, to sac. Southern Al- :Lhern. Alberta stood in regard to the of Alberta, and whereas the estab-J minister of, public i lishmcnr of such a college in the sou- that he had the them pan. of 'the province a pro- berta united in the atlvance of the i common, cause and; hoped that, the matter and works would -M-i-t-H- i organization' would Increase and that people of this part of the province- -at nouncerl advantage -to th? i. Be to L e BYLAWS f his back should he approach, the Bell 5. t Company 1 much would be accomplished. The commrfrtee on resolutions ported as follows. I' j is present considering! sereV Agricultural ''SocSyTiii" I T _ _ Therefore, be it rssolvea- that this convention endorse action of the In of O-. S. Ferris the j Mag-rath Board of- Trade', and the De-i David ff. Elton His oratory and campaigning Won Support for Magrath -H4-H-f -H-H-H-H-f-H-11 IH-M III11 he mat-Jter.1 and that resolution j tioning the honorable members of the while it in any. way government of. Alberta, to cause th> bridge Board of Tra-de. This dealt the organization of a district association and was adopted at the j might cause the Ball Co. urask more said college to. be estabiishedTat morning: session, for their system. On motion of W. C. Ives seconded by Dr. Galbraith the resolution was peti-i WOULD LOCATE IN CITY OF LETHBRIDGE A CARDSTOS- Hesolution No-: 2. From, the Card- Associated, Boards of Trade Organize as a Permanent on a ston" Board of Trade- 'Resolved that! Set-aside! for a -vear- in -the opinion oT the Convention -of Boards of Trade that the settlers, in WATER USERS RIGHTS. Resolution No. 6. From Raymond Southern Alberta situated on branch j Board of Trade. lines of railroads should be entitled 1. That -the right'to use the water to through .railway made negotiable and transferable; town of Magrath. This resolution was the'subject ofj a spirited discussion which re- vealed (the fact that Southern Alber- ta can produice speakers-of no mean, oratorical and debating- ability. Dr. Galbraith" moved that the reso- {From 'Wednesday's Daily) The Srsb item of business taken-iip juually. at .some the Conation of the Associated south" of Trade at their second ses-.lG and IT. such j rafces all railway lines rh Cana-1 and. that -the transferee re- '2. This Association 'shall meet an-j da'. those'that are I sponsible for costs of'transferring, D. H. lution be adopted with the -words the to-vrn of Magrath" eliminat- y artenxoon the re- point, in Alberta i etween Townships i to selected j at the previous men-ting by majority j in the Convent ion.. 3.-.The annual meeting- of the As- imain feeders -to the localities which they reskic. .This resolution was deferred until the morning" session. sociation sfaail Of re Tuesday in January of each year at. Blood Indian .Reserve and-asking which meeting, election' of officers that k be reduced in size was referred shall-take place. jto a special committee comprising- Election' --of' officers shall he Woolf. Elton. Ives, Oliver :j'ballot. The president, ami secretary shall frora or the report of the commit- on oraer business and. organiz- ation. eonuniltee reported as 1- IV-port ot. Comrriittee on order of i.-asiness and. organization, Election of oiUcers for-perman- ent organ mtion to be composed as President, Prssi-! ._ 2 "Vice Presidents. Secretary-! Treasurer. Executive Committee com; pnsing the- named officers- and iiae representative -.from eaL-h local! j 3. Beport of Committee on 7- A.1I resolutions Lo be isliall.be. forw 4. Beport of an Resolu- j 'of -the Board j 5. Communications. I The ccisjni ttee also suggested tmtt cf the organization shall i W "Associated. -Boards of of i Southern Alberta." i BLOOD RESERVE Resolution 3. From the Leth- Elton made a strong plea Winnipeg tliat is Required The Winnipeg Safe Works, of Win-'j erecting 30 50 ft.'; finishing ipeg, haTe written the city to 30 x 50 ft.; also a-power hbune mpeg: out what privileges, assistance, -bo- nus, or any. favors the city will'give and a store house. The company manufactures; fire two acres of' land .2nd, That- Irrigation companies that the resolution remain, V.1J I ACIJ.UJLIC ui miiu wuoi a snail ruazntem and operate all later- and in a forceful" a-ddress.seL forth' frontage oi one hundred frit. als under respective systems, the advantages and claims of ila- The plant to commenee. would re- drdv Ttat water be distributed; to grath for the college. to have them establish a branch plant j and burglar-proof safes and yaults, at t-ethbridge. .They say they will j automatic lock and bolt work and The rapid automatic lock and bolt steel linings .for vaults. expansion oi west-era trade has led them to contemplat-e the establishing- users by the irrigation company un- __ der a schedule system, pro Tata and L soul ,llr. LeRoy Coons was heart and quire a main building 30' x 10Q ft.; I.of a branch plant in Alberta. That for the college. to Boar3 were If the napping and Ma- gra-th had push and enterprise enough and'struthcrs. committee the water be allowed :he canal as long after th? first "of October as practicable in the 'to get in ahead they ough- interests owners and users, lit 6, That irrig-ation companies be j to- have ija.ivi i_.i_ii ii mi revise .the. resolution; ami :report at for ooject of President Conybeara said that the G Each the next session. TITLES OFFICE f the .Associated Boards j No. .4. From Leth- in- six' delates, j bridSe Board of Trade favoring -the same Jcauft cniL-eting- at which >bhc resolution is'to be arnl rusoiu-tion shall be presented otherwise except by Isave of th-e liasolutioa Committee- 8. The duties of the- officers of this Association shall be- those usually re quieed of the officers.of a like body. 9- The membership fee shall Jj-tlibricige. seconded by R. P. armum by each Associat- Wmllace, Taber, that the name Board of Trade or tefore the "Sounharn Alberta Associated Boards Trade" and y B. Raymond, brought ii" a motion -to tbe'effect that each hcwtrd- represented at the- As-i Boaj-d be to record votes-. the expression of Conybtara That 'tinker the circumstanc- h-- whicli tjie convention was call- should al- the other Boards to decide the Thfe motion carried. Oa cno-tron 01" Dr. Galbraith, second wl by G. S. order of bus- suspended until the report the cooirnitlvjf- on bylaws was TC- j 11. Th-o f4o4rds of Trade represent- j Jed first convention shall be j members of yjjs Association and j thosa not reprceenieri may so upon application accompanied by thfr annual membership 12. Officers o[ the association shall thr Annual meeting- and shall hold office for the ensuing year bridge Board of Trade AVhereas: The G bvemment ol" Al- has Constructed certain tele- I wrth The two objections were quite satisfactorily done' away also fully c.T oe province Alberta and whereas.the Bell Tel- Company.-is also operating certain exchanges, and long distance lines in parts of the province; and whereas; .development and settlement of the'country-will render necessary the construction of more j are elected. I "telephone, lines xmh the result that, 12.. Resolutions of the executive [the two systems must, inevitably siignou by a majority j touch and conflict with one another i plained tha. nature of- each clause in the resolution. The resolution was adopted. AGRICULTURAL COLLEGE Resolution'No. .7. From the Ma- grath Board "of Trade, it has deemed exped- iS- He stated that Nan- ton had asked that the college be Edmonton, Jan. provincial creameries -convention clossd tonight. The delegates, passed a resolution calling upon the government, to as- sume, the liabilities of co-operative farmers' creameries that are unable to operate because of their financial condition. The total indebtedness is The ten thousand dollars. The conven- tion also requested the government to take steps to punish certain peo- ple who were fraudulenthr using Al- berta, creamery boxes to the sale of an inferior product. A company oi local men has Wen to operate a hog ranch to which it is expected later to add a j pork-packing establishment at Bow j-Island on .the ranch" belonging to C. company is called the Bow Island Live Stock Co., and pa- the ior incorporation, are now with government.- The director's are C. P. R. TO SPEND MONEY placed there and g-ave reasons for hi belief that it would be placed there B. S. Young referred to the fairs held in district and said tha u-ith those held at Ifagrath. Also that most of from Magrath. the fine horses came He spoke of the unit of the members thereof shall be 01 the same force id as if pass- cailtxJ meeting of teived anci dispensed with. The rwfjort Of the committee on by- Jawrd was- ivcftived clause by ufJ discussed. Clause six in particular, was the iwbjftct -of nn interesting discussion. The report as ssrsonded and adopter! was a.s This' Association -.shall be known as Trade." ed wt regular Lhc pxecutivc. Thei resolutions shall Iw sulKTit-ttcd siinultancousiv the members. at various points. Therefore, be it resolved: That this convention whilst congratulating the government of .Alberta on.-its "estab- toj lishing a Provincial Telephone SYS- j tern, would respectfully suggest that.! 33. auri executive com :n order to insure the people of Al-j cnittee of the officers., and i fjepta-. the Government should at an LUMBER WILL TAKE A DROP one repnesoHita.the from ca.ch member j car'y .date endeavor by negotiations I of the afiSocfatioM not represented by! wi'th Bell Telephone Company to i officers, and i'he swid committee! lines-now owned by it, -snail meet at. l.jMist once every sixjso that all telephone lines in the pro-i months on the- second Tuexday in -la- v'ince may V.e. the property of the nuary and the second Tuesday in j In speaking t.o the resolution Win. In adopting' the commit-1.Wm" OHvcr thought that the ratos Ure nvre to add to the i h-v lhc Telephone com- byiaws at .time durinc the u'crc hiffh and that '.the ini? of the convention. Manufacturers Decide to Re- duce Prices FORGED BY BANKS In Order to Reduce Large Stock Now on THEY BOTH GET FOUR-YEAR SENTENCE nyinn approacn tnc Uelli company a view- to purchasing i their system. In his' opinion the' Hand Vancouver. Jan. large cd. energetic even-pulling people in that district and gave as his opin- ion that no better location could be secured. C. Ives said 'that toe arose to resolution .and advised that the be unanimous-. 3Tahy of the delegates spote with enthusiasm regarding, the location, of H. Elton. efTeL-tively and determinedly.; set aside all objec- tions to Magrath, it being the most suitable, and for its loca- tion. The resolution adopted. The convention was unanimously Manitoba Government '.'made a. j "use ting- of lumbermen representing Two Boys That Were Charged With Stealing. Money I are Found Guilty bargain when it bought -the. Bell sys- i coast and mountain manufac- tem in that province. Two lines Jiere today important reduc- agivftd upon. ..Rough, lum- like Ix'thbrirlgc would inoan Itlons each business man would require' sat this morning and concluded business at noon. :The port of this morning's session owing to the crowded conditions of' our columns is being heid over until'to- morrow. The. convention is to meet next year at 'Macleod. j Tlit; -daiegates attending the .conven Lion arc: .Coleman, D. J. Frank, 'Mark J. B. McRac. I'inchcr Cnsek, H. E. W. II. Jackson. W. 'H. Struthers. K. J'. Wallace, P. Hammer, R. A. Van W. Montreal, Jan. Whyte second vice president of the C. P. R who has been in Montreal for tb past week ir connection with work of settling appropriations fo railway construction in Western Can ada during the coming year, leave tomorrow for Ottawa, en routt for Winnipeg. The principal work decided upon for this year, Mr. Whyte said, was the completion of the Pleasant Hills branch clear through from Sheho to Wetaskiwin, on the Calgary-Edmori ton line, thus giving the company a far shorter route between Edmonton, and Winnipeg than it has at present besides opening up much new coun- try.. down! a thousand, clear Douglas, A. U Wood; j W. c. 'thoughI that-lo- adopt! immense stocks on hand and nine- S2 and'shingles drop .With P. IT. .Turner, G. W. Hea- I the resolution would he to not j maturely and counselled..'dclav. tftnths'--pf the iniUs closed the..situa- tion'was undoubtedly forced bv.thi! thershaw. W. Evans. D. H. Elton. Tlu: two boys ..Willie TyJ-toralli and the P.. N. W. M. P. barracks No the was taken. strong'coiild l.yj clamqring for a reduction of! theft oi fi-orn Louis Evangelista Jn Stafford wero stiii- lenced by Judge Winter this'-morn- to four years' ioiprisonnxent each. Until the Provincinl Rofonnatory for is built, boys will be ikepf'at The balance of the foronoon as wo.ll as yesterday afternoon, wali taken up with a civil suit, of Jung opinion- the. forth against; .-coverninunt. ownftrwhip 1 overdrafts and insisting the of as in Hs favor. Atx! prosenir large''-'shocks be sold off.; Ad- pr'escnt -there..was no chance of in. ratos Jn, his Cardston, Martin IT; S. .Wnnch. "Raymond, E. S. H. Starting out from Xfoose Jaw and running parellel with this new through line_ to Edmonton, the com- pany intends building another line, but this will not be completed this ear. The Weyburn-Stoughton cut off. in he southeast corner of Saskatchewan now under construction, will be com- peted, and 23 miles now under con- traction and "Res- ton will also be completed. The company's lines through Leth- bridge to Macleod will be recon- structed, so as to avoid the circuit- ous route now followed, owing to the erratic route of the Belly river.. The building of a line from Golden, B. C., to Kootenay will be proceeded with, -but the company is not push- ing work at present. i C. Acery, managing director; A. F. Werts, secretary-treasurer; '8. L. Reid, A. T. Woods, D. May and F: McCallum. The contracts foi. the buildings have been let and sixty hogs purchased. Chicago Considerinf Extension Butte.. Mont., Jan. f fince of a number of prominent offici- I als- of the Chicago Northwestern railway affords ample evidence of the 1 extension of the system from Belle Fourche, South Dakota, to Miles Citrr to the Pacific Coast is being contemplated according to I the opinion prevailing way circles. according in local ra.il- ClartshoJm Has a Most Encouraging Bushels Shipped Claresholm, Jan. grKn M hipments from this point -have so f d.r amounted, to bushels, nd there is- still, ks much to market. Jranum lias 'shipped nearly ushuls: "of grain mid the total from two places ivill soon reach X) bushels. It'was-confidently ex- f ected that at least one million bu- Ls- be sliipped from Clares- olm, will rabably .be- about less- than iat amount. Tho fall ic m against. Jung Yip and Jung Shar.g for petyrnent of monoy claimed lo be riue partnor- in the Columbia restaurant. 'be left over for a ycaiv in..the meantime Arbcrtu could watch''