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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 29, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta u {ASCRIPTION: ADVERTISING Month fi.OO Par laofe 'POORLY INFORMED LEADEN Robertaon of the biped op Bttitioa in 4hjb Alberta legislature to delight in hitting the iov in the. apoU where it can moat easily defended? Hii failure of the speech Ham the throne to allude to the agri- cultural waa inopportune It proved that he was living in if- that he not keeping in inch with affairs in the province. Fnunier Rutherford had an easy time ht opponent's epeeeb. All he kad to do was to tell of the seed the seed lairs, the travelling dairy, the government and the poultry fattening to prove that the farmers of Alberta were receiving the beat at- tention of the government. But the farmers interests are feeing guarded ttf "other departments than that of Jjgriculture. The government tele- phone-system with its rural lines, will be, of ,the greatest value to the farm- ing, community The construction of wads and bridges appeals more to the farmer than-any other class oil the community. The formation of UNIVERSITY Dr. H. M. Tory, the newly appoint- T-td principal of univenitjr of bsrta, in an addreai before the school convention ai Calgary, apokd on the relation of tlie to tlie university. He point- ed out that the work or organising a system of eduucation for a new pro ot, ,la a. Mw '.Amkhstv of rapott ia rajnU in the the School. ThUt means Xurth Ward u becoming po- more rapidly than most aud day in uot far diaum. wbea Wootmiastor School vince the work of and I enlarged. the university WHS the top of thel school ayatcm. He drew a distinction between the old ariitocratic schools arid the mod- A PROVINCIAL REFORMATORY Alberta government to be ern achocU to today. Only the sons i for the promptitude with of geutlemen, then understood, were supposed to benefit by these ar- istocratic but Ihe modern school founded" on the principle that all men are born free and equal. The modern schol goes right at the root of the body politic, and to influence it. The tiyatem of edu- cation in Canada the fact that every man should be given the Urgent opportunity to enjoy'the greatest amount of The ao-called upper are not necewarily the intellectual Ln the United States over one-half of the natural have come from the poorer and in Canada, .he proportion been 75 per cent. More material progress has been made during the past 100 years than n all the which preceededj t. and the schools have felt the irn- jetus of this progress more than ny thing else. Old methods have >asaed away and'b3en succeeded by ,ewer and better methods. If modern schools have felt the impetus of this progress, so has the university to, perhaps a great ex- ent. The time was when the sous of oor men were not; welcomed in the which it Ubfcta in hand the cfttub lishmem of ah Indus trial School for or plainly, a Boiornmtory. ia Such an institution ia needed, for day or so, of tenter years -ap- pear ia court on and the only recourse is to conimitt them to jail to be surrounded and con t a- ruinatod by the older hardened prisoners. A reformatory will have effect oa boy, at K should have. Through it, he will be enabled to look at an and a French but thai ihe only ideal should be to weld the two into one, so far citizenship waa concerned. Senator Duudurand told hk that the thf knew their Frech- fellow countrymen, the more, they would rind that they had the same ideals in national and provin- cial politics. In an interview on his way to Ed- monton to the principalship of the Alberta university. Dr. H. M. Tory aaid: "I am hoping'to find that the uni- versity to have the aupport and co-operation of all parts of the pro vince. I course, aware tha a difference of opinion haa exiiUx as to but hope that no remnant., of fading on that will he allowed to influence the at- titude of any auction of the people in regard to trie .university itself. The uniiveraity will belong to the pro- vince and the educational standing of the province will be bound up in iu efficiency and 'its sucoena. I feel anew, and to prepare himself for. a j sure that the 'broadness of outlook ia induitrial of Alberta. Our oentnl easily marked, and fuel should olinoh thinfs. The quietnew and lack of which surrounded the trial of the Chinamen yesterday was in marked contract to the riot of night. trade. He will not marked withfso characteristic of Western commuri- the evil teachings of worst of the criminal class, as would be in a jail but he will be brought into contact with good teachers. ities rill unite the people of Alberta in the endeavor to make'the provin- cial university an institution which will be not' only- a great factor in iu whose object will be to frame his life r intellectual life but a credit to it courts lessens the cost of lit- igation and the farmer like other dassed in. the province, has to go to occasionally, and the less the op- costs- the belter pleased he will be. The extension of thg, edu- ..cational system in the -rural districts is a blessing the fanner who has diSdren he is anadous to educate. The government is extending the sys- tem rapidly and is trying to reduce the cost to the farmers and others br taxing the big land holdeis and railroads to pay for the establishment new schools. t JSro matter where ifr, Robertson mUy he has his eyes lie. will find the Alberta government ered that ability should be utilized -actively engaged in framing legisla- tion and adopting- measures helpful a Jo tbe great and growing agricultural I wherever it is found. of his province. The, Alberta I So far as niveisities, unless they were natur- prodigies. The university was considered tovbe only for the sons of ihe rich and cultured. The idea of national anow. Hon. Mr. Cross is to be com- mended for tbc activity and interest he has1 shown in this matter. KING'S COUNSEL A lawyer should not be created a King's Counsel unless he is eminent in the profession. In Ontario over 3OO lawyors bavc been made TZ- C.'s They are men of mediocre ability chosen solely originated in. Germany, and has reached its highest development .in the United States and Canada. The they were in the of the ,world." It is often the case an unim- portant matter such as ihe erection of a two-pKnk sidewalk causes more debate than an important.matter up- oa which, thousands of dollars are The-victory of the Liberals in the South Huron bye-ekction U prool that the government is gaining power in Ontario, That riding haa been de- batable ground during the past few years though it an one time was the pocket borough of that old honest old Scotch Liberal. John McMillan Staustead. in the eastern townships of Quebec was represented for many years by that staunch national pol- icy Conservative, Hon. C. C. Colby. During the past two Parliaments, It has had a Liberal as its member. The Liberals have retained it and the party at Ottawa should be encouraged with the result of these bye-elections. to be spent. The discussion at Mon- day night's meeting of the City Coun-' cii was evidence of shat fact. Edmonton is adding acres to the corporation. Most places pre- fer to add population first. Edmon- ton today is a city with pleniy of land that will take years to fully populate. The voice o'i Magrath can already e heard at Edmonton demanding the agricultural college. An Ontario farmer is charged with i selling his farm deceit when the A VERDICT FOR GvcstolGssMtfTikr WwflMUBVv vRarft THE JUDGES CHARGE tbl fc CaMWl fc (Fram Daily.) Ai far the Supreme Court .decia- OB foea Scott Gibson of his euit against the Reliance Coal for damages be- cause of the debih of bin eon. The Court night awarded him The company will appeal the cue, however, so has. not yet got he money. Judge Beck in hia charge o the jury showed that he eonsider- d Gibson's claim a strong brie arid he jury's judgments on the fact-re- sulted as stated. Upon the court resuming yesterday afternoon, Elijah Heathcote testified he had been a miner for 33 years, hia experience having gained in England, South America and Can- ada. He had filled all positions from Hon. Mr. Lemietuc evidently thinks supporters of the Whitney Govern- ment. A Liberal government in. On- tario a. 3 same thingf 30 one party in that j bond. Time will tell, is as bad as the other in this respect. [one .thing a Southern Alberta farmer [can' for can't fiud tho snow. Anyway all Southern Alberta land is good whether covered with snow ago did practicallyj that a Jap s word is as good as his j or aot- the doors of all who have the capaci- ty to receive it. In this. raovemeut it is the common people who have re- ceived the greatest beneSt. Some people think that th? money put into a university should be spent in the public schools. The aim of the university is to so relate itself The Provincial Government ought i not .to delay in the location of a trtbuted to Tom, Dick Titlexoffice here. The Asso- JKarry of a lawyer. Only men of! ciated Boards of Trade put up an un- i aioi.of the scheme ia to place the op-f counsel jor the Sang: is a posi-1 portunity for higher education at of honor. It is not to ba dis-1 brilliancy and success in the profes- sion OL law should be given the hon- or. So far the Alberta Government has bectt trise in'its selections. It ia to Ije hoped it will not allow partisan- I answerabieu-argument in favor of such The St. Thomas, Ont.. Times rc- an office for Southern Alberta and 1 fers to St. Thomas as a much larger pronounced Lethbridge as the right city than Edmonton. It is mistaken. place for it. Edmonton ia larger than St. Thomas by a couple of thousand inhabitants at least. 'i- with the schools that whenever and j ship to be the paramount considers.-1 tion in the appointment of K. C.'s. i vrherevex there is natural talent, to the opportunity for development. There is also objection ia some quarters to bringing in. outside men fill high positions, but he consid- The Canadian Club should be given a restorative. We need it in thia Ii it does ?t will make itself and the Kings, Counsel business absolutely ri- diculous. In Alberta now "K. C." thait the man wearing it is an atne man, prominettt in his profes jston, hut in Ontario it counts for city if materialism is not to be in sole control of us all. The develop- ment of the Canadian national spirit is a good Xow that we are to have an up-to-date restauraat we ought to, be abls, to have fortnightly to do i aboiH: as much as a fence viewer in a s" Association, f.i representa- with the university he would body_oi men engaged IB agricul- every effort to make- its influence tare, at meeting a little ever a week ago. paid tribute to the atten- tion, the provincial government was Baying to the agricultural interests country township. lunches of .Canadian Club that wcw> formed last year. felt" in the individual life of the province. If the university plan were devised for any particular class, the people -would be justified ia re- OUR POINT OF VIEW snow was en ground. That upward> At present he was official government inspector for the Crow's Nest linnet. Witness had inspected Reliance mine frequenty and examined the signal bells there. He went down with J. D. Higinboth- am, coroner, on the 22nd MarclC the second day after the accident as it was his duty to inspect a mine as soon, as possible after an "accident. He saw no defects whatever. in the apparatus the mine. The signal beU -was in perfect condition. If the electric button had not been reason- ably safe he would have notified the Department of Public Works and the manager of the mine. 'He had never done so, as he considered the button safe. Witness had disagreed with the coroner's jury when they recom- mended that the button be protected, i To Mr. Ives witness stated that lie A minister says it will to ferad the ntariy poor in Chatham this TWU-. Jn lethbridge it will not 30c. Tbe McLeans are winners for the Liberals. A McLean elected in the Centre York bye-election and now another in South Huron. There and had found everything in perfect are now five McLeans in the House of (.condition. He that the Able for to climb loaded in, the He saw M use for Uie extra nal used at the mine. 1 T. M. Twoediw'i to UM jury drew particular attention the statement in the claim death was "due to the electric bell but- ton being improperly and negligently placed and all other evidence wsu .not necesary. The bells were tW, 'most modern, were properly placet and were reasonably safe. Even if there-were negUfenco on the part o! the company, deceased had brok- en and assumed great risk by climbing over .the. car, in -the. from any claim. The evidence of was, pOHtive that the bell beet ob- tainable. The. plaintiff admitted that he directly never got any benefit from the son's wages. W.'C- for the plaintiff, ia address said that it was not a qusa- tion of reanonable safety but thai un- der the extraordinary of'poor ears and-cage, the was not reasonably safe. The ring signal was unnecessary anal in- creased the danger.; He concluded br reading a judgment, from the subject to the strenuous objection of Mr. Tweedie. showing that the and principle ia thia case were aim- ilar to the case in question and verdict had been given in favor of the plaintiff. Their, claim not rest entuvliy tit the ringing of the tmtton but that the cage was inad- vertently hoiated with or without the signal. The only way to make cdrpor- v ations be the lives of employees ia by making -them com- pensate the injured. In his charge to the- jury Judge Bee reminded thcni that the were entirely in their hands and' they to find -whether or the conditions at the bottom of the under They shaft were reasonably safe the existing circumstances, must also judge whether Gibson had been guilty of breaking any -rulea so as to endanger his life. If. the cage had been hoisted without the signal having been given the company was liable as it would be if negligence wan proven in connection witlTthe appar- atus at the foot o_f the shaft. After being out about half an hour ihe through the" foreman, D. Barclay; found the company guilty of negligence in equipment and con- ditions and found lor the plaintiff damages to the amount of Mr. Commons. their testimony is more valuable 1 fnsiBg" to support it. The school than that of the ormnsiMnr, tQe university must directly re of the opposition leader, finds it difficult to discover any and the university must directly re- act on each other; in the government policy, and Mis out not of what he __ _ spesketn. A far more resourceful! G'JELPH'3 EXPEDIENCE leader Trill be required to put any! Mr.' Lyon .a leading public Inuses in the armor of the Euther- sbip advocate, relates tlu> following fora government. story of the operation of mu- nicipal' plants in Gaelph, Ont.: The only thing that can be said of the batch "of 300 or more K. C.'s Some men take a great interest in j created by the Ontario government municipal "affairs and Board of Trade Mayor Henderson's word, of wel- j matters> wheb thev have some pcr. the delegate to the matters to ;deal with. _The re_fc frlil "-fTlJa VI _ _ ed Boards of Trade, had the Tight Ting-. What everybody in the south country wants is unity amongst the of the year the Club or -the ea- sy chafr o.-cupies of their time. The- improvaraent, advancement, wwek, is that it is about as bad a lot as those made by the Ross Go- six or-seven years ago. towns for the Advancement of the, developm3nt of the dty district. The growth of one place j them mesiw d'.velopment all along- the' ot bo- leave the job of! SIMMONS CHAIRMAN had examined Reliance mine about! Tweedie gave notice of an appeal. 2 or 3 months be-fore the accident, W. C. Ives agreed on condition that security was given for the costs of the court. ciai and A VALUABLE ORGANIZATION The newly formed Associated Wards of Trade of Southern Alberta be or inestimable value to the c >niinuBJties irj this district. As a 'for. presenting .to the Provin- 1 Dominion..'. govern- railroads and cither corporations, the requirements grievances towns and c-'t'e.f? TrithJa its scope, it -will cer- Mtiiily possess influence. Its actions tiioee of representative business mes, -wil] voice the views of those Interested in the .'.welfare... of the southern country and .the govern- ments and corporations must ac- knowledge them the voice- of the people. The convention was a decided suc- Our electric light and gas plant were together and they are line. As the mayor says, lut us get j together in the proper spirit. Well. Magrath u> goingr to have the Agricultural College, if what the themselves? Boards'of Trade convention says has' any influence with the' government. i thirds when do not do as they like, than thess club and hotel Lritics begin tovtalk. TVliy don't they busy and "do a little tc help tha city j a few men and i Of the Legislative Committee on Private Bills Edmonton, Jan. standing committees of the Legislature have fact that the punip exhausted iiito j _______________ l the bottom of .the shaft might be con-I __ sidered a sUght defect. When he 'has toeea said that the apparatus of the Eeli- extremely Imiiness like in its appoint ance mine was perfect he spoke irom ments. One particular case, to prove the standpoint of mining and mining i this contention, we have to mind" and is essentially dangoroue even under I that was the selection of S. Edwards the most favorable circumstances. superintendent of the goverhWit' E. E. Reynolds, mine superintend- j telephone system. Mr. Gushing knew ent of the Diamond Coal Co., gave i that Sir. Edwards has been a mark- expert testimony. He .had been mineled success as superintendent of C P {inspector in as a R. telegraphs. He didn't know his pol- manager had installed electric and likcly does not know'to tons that used at the Be- day, -bilt .he Mr. liance mine, and they bad always been safe. The button should be so managed to getuer. Tbe city to obtain il to have. The pJace for the them had to pay. on account of the Agricultural College is in Southern Conniee Act. more the Par- of Alberta) stock worth based .on the last .sole of stock. At the tune of purchase the stock was with. of debentures. Under private owner- ship the stock paid a dividend'of 5 per cent., and had paid that for a number of rears and no more. I have in my, hand the last 'annual state- ment ot the light and heat commis- for Guelph for the year end- ing 1907. The -ro.port shows the profits of the year over and ibove the cost of operation to be and after: paying interest where the different classes of culture can be properly illustrated, j Ifiigrath io the center of one of the! moat fertile districts in Southern berta. Students at a college there gather information on Window been appointed as follows: On Privileges and srs. Eutherford, Cross, Bredin, Woolf, j Boyle, Puffer, Robertson and Me- i Leod. On Eutherford, lay it Hatch Coons'Cross' Gushing, Moore, Simmons, Mc- jKemie Woolf, Walker, Holden, Mc- UfflCe pherson, Mareellus, McKenney, Bre- din, Brick, Robertson, Puffer and Mc- exposed that it may be easily and stan'tly touched. It was not allow- wards he had brains to man- age a big job. That's the kind of people of Southern Alberta, will support. Window. dressing- as an art is not Leod. t understood by the merchants alone in I On Miscellaneous ar.d Private Bills farming non-irrigated fanning, sugar j Lethbridge. This is exemplified Finlay, Simmons, the window of the office of Messrs i Rosenroll, Puffer, McKenney, Riley, beet growing, iruit culture and no other "place iri can combine these features as well- No maa is better able to enlighten the Legislature on the beef question than. J." W. Wooli, M.P.P. Evilehtly and sinking; fund'on the capital in-'he put some facts before the Legis- greater success than had been j vested, amounting to they lature on this question that wilj anticipated. It was representative of the entire south and' the matters discussed and acted upon were of vi- tal interest to the south country as a whole. The question of. freight-rates on coal is not a matter peculiarly af- Jfecfcing Taber, though the Board of Trade of that town brought the mat- ter up. It touches the 'life-, of all the coal mining towns, ihe Cards- ton. resolution concerning freight rates, from another view point, was equally important and affects other communities asvwell. All the reso- lutions' had some bearing upon the whole district. 'They were not the Most people .will agree with had a clean surplus of j open their eyes. This is certainly a remarkable rec- ord. The price of electric light in Guelph before, the city purchased the.' plant was_ net 12c, 14c and 15c per kilowatt hour. The price of gas before the city purchased the plant was net. Under the city'a! management the price is for! Two prominent, Wm. Whyte, Hatch Coons which reveals the i Woolf and Hiebert. enterprise', as -well as the artistic j On Standing Cush- ;taste of that.flrm. The display is a ing, Finlay, Rosenroll, Simpson, Mc- repnesentation- 'the indistries .inj Pherson, Hiebert and McLeo'd. Lethbridge and, products of .the 'dis-j On Public :Ruth- trict. jerford, Gushing, Walker, Holden, Foremost in window as well its; Puffer, Telford and Hiebert. .in fact, is a :box containing samples j -On Printing Mesrs. Rutherford, of grain grown in 'the district. Look- j Gushing, Puffer. Mareellus, Brick! ing further than the window display j Robertson and the j. one sees samples of, grain in the stalk Oh Municipal Ruth- aiderraen'.in their contention that the} around the walls of the office, cigarette is a bad thing. It h'as' ruin- .What Southern Alberta can do in ed ma 07 lives and should be put out of reach of everybody. light and for cooking. The price of both would have been much lower but the light and heat commission have been allowed to use their sur- plus for necessary improvements, I vice president of the C. P. R.. and B. E. Walker, president of the Bank of Commerce, recently remarked upon the importance of mixed farming be- ing more gen orally adopted in, West- now about completed. The -chairman I Camidrt. The Herald has fre- of the light and heat commission in-1 qientlT argnjed along the same line. should our farmers specialize? should we have to bring into mcteristc throughout the convention round, and the price of electric light, i t-his province. butter, eggs arid other grievances' of individual communi- j forms me that he '.expects to "be able! ties. The prominence of that char- lo cut the price of gas down to fl all w noteworthy and establishes the ProvKUng we get Niagara power, to I produce possible, if the broad field the association covers in 6c or 7e per kilowatt hour. This will farmers would onlr do so, to raise ite wort. The association should be a per- manency. It should increase in in- facnee and value as time passes. THE BRIDGE Ift NEEDED To aid in the proper development the country to the north of the be very low prices for eifcr thesize Jtelly" river the of the Taber Board of Trade for a bridge acroas that river near town should be given immediate attention by the Provinci- al The bridge is needed Hie of tb.e gettlers in that part of the co.un- Sff -ind its presence would be a tether inducement for people to eet- tie there. Ae it is at present settle- ment is seriously impeded and are much inconvenienced REMARKABLE INCREASE them larjelr enouyh to not only sup- the demand of Alberta, bat also of other provinces. The money that swss oat of the- province for these i kept in the pockets The wonderful incrcasa in the at-: of farmers, tendance at the public schools of the the production of grain is too well known to need comment. Naturally the next thing .one looks for is flour, and course is not disappointed. !Lethbridge out the best flour. It unnecessary say that the coal industry. is represen-tcd take a look ivt, the sample of copper quartz when passing-. You -will also be reminded of the products of the woollen mills, brewery, cigar factory and of the sugar, factory at Ray- mond. 0 yes! The vegetables :and. fruit are there too. Did you ask if! that jar the con- tained canned they are the kind-of vgrown in Sou-1 them Alberta on the Whitney Farm! metvy's sake; everything ar- ound here is biff, just look those .erford, Cross, McKenzie, Boyle, Sim- mons, Moore, Simpson, Telford. Rob- ertson, Riley and Hiebert. On Legal Cross, Gushing, Boyle, McKenzifc, Walker, Riley Hiebert and Simmons. .On Agriculture" and Messrs. Rutherford, Puffer, Rosen- Simpson, McPhereon, Mareellus, McKenney, Bredin, Riley, Robertson, McKenzie, Woolf, Simpson, Moore, "Walker, Holden. and McLeod. In each case the member first named, not being a member of the government, is the convener.' Stop That Cold city as .shown in Principal Ham- Hwsderson is right. It of this "year's to. rcaarrect the record of last Council. It will keep the iHon's report to the Board of ca.tton last night proves very conclu- sively that Lethbridge has.grown re- markably within the and j conducting the affairs of 1909. -the demand for extra school acco longer. Tho school nttcEidanca in Canadian public lifc X- HT temple of honey came from nrewii nure defcmt for Pneuinoote. To ttop a cold the Whitney farni a Ijyth- obliiw) to CUPS it kftefirards. To L ?j A hflft VOU-R WILL Remember that your Executor slionJd, have experience in the discharge of the duties of this important office cind a thorough knowledge of the administration of estates. A Trust Company has these requirements and is especially organized and equipped ,to arct as Executor under wills. Make a will and appoint this Lotnpauy your executor. THE TRUSTS AND GUARANTEE COMPANY, LTD. (Head Office, Toronto) 'Capital and Reserve. Public Administrator for Lethbridge Judicial District. Advisory Board for Alberta D. W. Marsh, Esq. P. Turner Bone, Esq., William Pearce. Esq. .711 First Street West (Alexander Comer) Calgary. ESTABLISHED 1864 Merchants Bank of Canada HEAD OFFICE; MONTREAL Paid-iip i Ilidmdod Profits.............. BOARD OF DIRECTORS Sir Montagu Allan Praaident Jonathan Hodgson, -Esq. Vice-President of the irarae lost and" That's nurely tlwr PrerenttCi. the beautiful painting is the work of Prevanttoiaw little Cold Cures. XoQntn. Miss Katie Mildred, Coons. You up in nearly und is 1 Danduraftd. Speaker of modatcd Ir. almost the same quarters Senate.- Ke a French iu> a, year the OvcrcrowdiSig al- if H going to over- a.pxl .the dDcicn- i cently he, said tWat by birt-h but a thorough going Can- idUn iu way. In an. iJv.iro-95 the Montreal Y. M. -'ft- i') not v j 4. i the absence of the bridge. school .Unpaired. TKi cry- be tn'o" ideas of Talqe another look nt the window in a- ff-r.' clays and you ditional industries iron works for instance. Did we forget the gas? Oh no, hftw ,6f the .Vbot air" 'r.--tais aift-tt'Ir.t; We have no nwsd or use for commodity. "ALL DEALERS" C. E.--Hotmer, Long, Esq., C. F. Smith, Esq.. Hugh A. C. H.- Hays, Esq., Alex. Esq., F. Orr Lewis, Escj. E. F. Hebucft General Manaftr The Bank haa 119 branchee and agencies throughout Canada. New'York Agency, 63 and 65 Wall St. BANK ACGOMNTS inriied, and tion is paid to small deposits. Interest at 3 per cent. annum, compounded four times a .Tear. Drafts. Money Orders and Letters of Credit, payable in any part of the world, at current rates E. W. McMUl LFN, The Herald Job Department Pro- duces All Manner of Fine Work. ;