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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 29, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta V, liMMMiiiiMMiiiiiiti if Latest Townsite On the Market Bow Island is situated on the Crow's Nest line of the C.P.R., 37 miles from Taber and 45 from Medicine Hat, .in the centre of a rich farming and ranching district. Coal and Gas There 'are already two coal mines. Gas boring outfits owned by the C.P.R. and the Southern Alberta Land Co. are now in operation. Irrigated Lands Bow Island will be the headquarters of the Southern Alberta Land Company's Irrigation System now being constructed. Get In Early Twenty-nine lots sold in_3 days. Choice locations are being snapped up. LOTS SELL FROM ON EASY TERMS J. Olquist Bow Island, Alto. tfarough uaUd ou all of ftwdt (or carrying, entitkxMo, through railway on of much public improve j or joint over mil railway menu, Therefore be it Thai the Associated Boards of Trade of Sou- 1 them urgently recommend to I I Uhc government of 'Alberta, that leg- 1 isltttion be during the pree- ent' session of the legislature, 00 am- in Canada 'especially over that main feeders -to the local! iu which they reside. Martin Woolf -thnt some in the act governing" freight rates wore not put icto operation, Among other insrtanctsi he stated that 1 i the village ordinance as to om coal shipped from the Pass to empower'such villages as so desire Cardston thy rate was per-ton to a poll tare in a sum not to I from the Pass to Lethbridge and 51.- ex eed per head on all male per-j 50 per 'ton from Lethbridge to Card- sons over the uyv of twenty-one distance- of sixty "miles. He also A. 11. of passenger rates the I. line and compared the kmiycqf f-" n. f f V f r COWitoS PERFECTION A? V, -I f -1' jVVj. rf! yours who are not otherwise taxed, And whereas, The collection of such'tax through the regular rates and service with the old uvage aeJs would in many cases ex-j line. It is somebody's fault that tremely difficult if not impossible, are so few through rates and it it further resolved; place before tiie railway commission! Very nutritious and very digestible. Give it to yoir children and drink it yourself.; THE, COWAN CO.. Limited. TORONTO 0 thafc the paid 6 was the intention t.o get evidence toj ary of a Moved in amend- iroursc ypung the saiiLe from the wages of such per- sons in thoir employ, upon "a list of supplied by the persons tax collector. rs applauded. was.proud-to a citizen of Southern Albftrta wluJi was "the gateway of Even in the early days ed that Southern- Alberta wanted to patronize thej as may" be found neces-j to be one of the-richest oukl do 'so when "the new! earthl water being the That vie urge upon the government _____ ______ _ the advisability of making provision; and have the'responsibility placed up that lhe executive deal with the sal- for the collection of said poll tax by requiring employers to withhold on the proper shoulders. ary of the secretary and levy such Mark Drumm explained the M H I f I THEY WANT GOVERNMENT ELEVATORS FAVORED MACLEOD-CARDSTON RY. Wagon Road Through Pass Resolution, No. 12. From.a joint committee of the Frank and Coleman Boardrf of Trade. Whereas, The Crop's Nest Pass dis trict is the most populous district in Alberta of like area, there being: up- wards of 5.000 peoule a rad- ius of eight miles And There is also in said district an investment of capital, likewise greater than in any territo- ry within Alberta, such investment aggregating And whereas, There -exists the most urgent ot a, way of communica- tion than by rail through and connecting the said Crow's Nest Pass section of Southern Alberta with the farming communities of the" prairie districts, And whereas. The said wagon road through the said section is lititle bet- ter than a trail and wholly inade- quate to the constant growing de- mands of traffic, Therefore, be it resolved, That this convention impress upon the govern- ment of the day the urgent necessity of providing a suitable wagon road through the territory in question, ex- tending- to the provincial boundary, with all This resolution was also explained art, some length by Mark Drumm, spoke of the benefit to the farm- ers -and to the towns in the Pass if" produce could be haxiled Trom the foothills up to the -towns in the Pass The resolution was passed. Freight Rate on Coal price of coal 50c. per ton. Tue resolution was adopted. A motion" to lay the, resolution re Reserve on the table car- ried. Whereas the American Consular Ag fuj. reception and smoking concert, feeling were no-race, ency at Lethbridgt, has ret-cntly been! was tendered to the visiting represen'or creed distinctions, the convention closed and whereas all tcjtatives by the Letbbridge Board of take, up the work before it in tha TJni'ted States> from Southern Al-j Trade. To eulogize one number on J vancement of our province and berta. have to be registered through j programme more than, another Calgary and whereas the' geographical location and train ser- vice betr-veen -the sou-th and Calgary are such as to seriously hamper trade. Be it resolved that this convention of Southern Alberta Boards of Trade here assembled make represeirta.tions to the United" States Government with the view to the reopening of the agency at Letbbridge! R. U. S. Consular Agency P. Wallace read a letter from C. B. Bowman stating 'that he had a visit from the American Consul at Ca'gary who was very hopeful of having the American Consular Ag- ency at Lethbridge re-established in view of information he had been able to obtain, and that he (the Ameri- can Consul at Calgary) suggested that the convention adopt a resolu- tion asking that the Agency be re- opened. C. B. Bowman prepared z. petition which was circulated among the del- egates and signed and which will be seat to the Secretary of State at Washington, The petition showed the groat in- convenience caused by the closing of out the und forgetting petty te work harmoniously in-this great, corn- would be an injustice as each very heartily applauded, and moxi cause. preciation of each song, recitation! nev. Gordon, in and speech was quite evident. The! ing address thanked the hosts refreshments provided by J. L. Cal-' evening for the most enjoyable der of the City Bakery sustained his tertainment. f, c J reputation of al-ways having on hand! >The following programme an ample suppry of -things. The. dered. chair was ably filled by Mayor Hen- derson "who in his words of welcome spoke of the rapid development of Southern. Alberta where anyone pos- sessing energy is sure to come to the front- He predicted a. bright future for the best part of tha province 'and trusted that ,the ccn- vention would aid in the achievement of that future. v P. H. Elton eclipsed in Action Taken By Associated Boards of Trade Con- vention of Poll Tax Freight Rates Should be Reduced Convention Con- cludes Reception by Lethbridge Board. (From Thursday's Daily.) business of receiving the jiort of the. eonmitVe on resolutions resumed by the Board of Trade Convention yesterday morning. Resolution No. 8. From the Mac- leod Board of Trade. Pojsolvcd that this .convention en- dorse the- application ot the Card- and Ma cleod Boards of Trade JJL -their rerjuqst to the Dominion Gov adopted. A .Resolution No. 1.1.' From a. joint) paign under t.h committee of the Frank and Coleman j sidcnt with a Boards, of Trade. i freight Whereas, In various sections of 'Sou carried, 'them Alberta, cuUin.v' in Lli? coal mining regions, there, exists con ditions under which hundreds of men enjoying .steady employment at high rates of yet who, Ixiing proporty owners, contribute nothisg Resolu-tion No. 13. Trom; the Ta- ber Board of Trade. product of coal Is One of the chief products of Southern Al- berta, And whereas. The market for, coalj from Southern Alberta -has been lim-' ited and restricted owing to the high freight rates- prevailing and particu- larly from this district to Winnipeg and other points in Manitoba, And Whereas, In Consequertce of the high freight ra-tes prevailing as- aforesaid, and owing to the fact that coal is not dutiable American, coal shippers can. ship coal to Manitoba and other Canadian points and place it upon the market chcaper'than Ca- nadian shippers, Therefore be it resolved that Railway Commission -be requested to look into the matter of freight rates on coal wit-b the view of having same reductd. R. P. Wallace said that the coal opara'tors claim that coalcan not be mined for less than per tern while -the selling price is from S3 to On accoun-t of rates the selling price in Winnipeg is per ton and the United States coal is soldv-at -the same price. W. 'W. the freight rates on coal to different- points east of- Taber. From Taber to Puigina the rate is per ton, tha.t market. Mark also ve'ry. f-'rciblj champtonod the cause and the resolution tilling i-equcsted to appropriation for that the consideration of this conwtruction of said bridge at as j its first duty He thought that: 1T ri0.te as possible. the ca.mpaign should not wirh 'the adoption of the resolution. ermijug u.v coal exported from the district was valued at and for the six months ending the 31st'of "Bee. 1907 the coal export was valued at Other exports, from Lethbridge for six months ending feist December, 1907, amounted to nearly in value. With regard to the imports from the United States the am- ount of duty at the port of Lethbridge for the six months ending Dsfc. 31. waa 42 and for the. six months ending Dec. 31, 1907, showing an of Ninety per cent, of the imports received the Customs of- fice are from the "United States. The resolution was adopted. A Bridge at-Taber Resolution No. 17. Fronr the Ta- ber Board of Trade. Whereas, There has been a. verj' ma- terial and rapid increase in the num- ber of settlers north of the Belly Ri- vicinity of the town of Taber, And whereas. The only means of crossing the said river at 'the present And -whereas. The bridge crossing j nn i the said river 'to said or: Tabcr is near the city of Lethbridge, i Therefore bo it resolved, j That 'the Alberta Government he ing home the delegates "would carry with them the highest praise'of the city of Lethbridge, the interests of which 'they would endeavor to ad- vance. C. F. P. Conybeare, K.C.. deliver ed a very stirring and patriotic ad- dncss during which he was repeatedly Piano Solo, A. Ely. r Humorous Song, T. Ql Solo, A. y. 'Fleming. Song. Rev. Si 'r Becitation, J. v' Song, H. J. "H. SkeitK. ,N God The King, SOUTH HURON TURNS Ufenk ito Carry is W ''Press) Seaforth, Jan. In the j tion "for South yesterday to ttty ttie vacancy -House tnbns 'caused'-by the 'death1 ol B. "B. J Gunn itor defeated Henry Horton, vative by a' majority of. 134: Yhe'Con- setvative1 majority in 1904 was HIT- Liberal, was elected to the Commons to succeed his father, de- ceased, bylSSO majority -.over A. H. Moore, THEFT AT COBALT Cobalt, Jan. The manager of King Edward mine, reports1 the theft of hundreds of pounds of nrggstn and silver from the ettong box. Jk re- ward of a thousand dollars Is offered for recovery.' V FAMILY HERALD and WEEKLY FREE And Fmrmtr Winnipeg Weekly FrCe PreSS aftd Prairie Farmer; Win; Family Herald and Weekly Star, Montreal LcthbridgC Herald Sunny Best THESE THREE REGULAR PRICE AN" OFFER WANTS OF WHICH" 31EETS Cl.ASSES SFJUUiAJU OF :'READERS. es The convent ion adopted-'he n; tion. A motion that the..secretary in-1 -r-i... The resolution' was adopted. j This being all the resolutions a j motion to reconsider the bylaws was passed granted the Pacific 'Cartage- Company and said 'cftittiffc Ui.H'.cd to freight bills, thus having to be paid by the direction of the- view to having on coal reduced I iijji n "-ill Railway Rates to the support of village government, And Villages arc consid- erably, in ir.dny cases, snriously ,ha.n- Uesolu-tion No. 2, left over from the second sos.xion 'Wns again This resolution was forwarded ti-om the Cardstoii Board. in. t-ht> opinion o Conven-tion of Boards of Trade the settlors in Southern Alberta sit' f.rst ir.ce'ting bo deemed due and pay j jvt, the-organization. j 'Aa-sj The appointment of standing com-j l.initteos was next-considered and after) i some discussion a rnotioti "tiirtl V10] President nariit such commvUees from as may be deemed ex- pedient. Salary of Secretary i 'Different, opinions xvcrc expressed with to the salary of the IT. Klton mov- the Thc Western Canadian reading public is made up chiefly of those class- Persons who have lived in the weM; for any lengthy period'aid are Oiit-.iDd-oiit Westerners, and recent arrivals from the Old Country, the Perhaps no one'newspaper could cater wRh complete, tion to- cll clasps but by this combination offer every special need The Weekly Free Prcss and Prairie Farmer gives a complete record v.ssi; hy wock of all happenings in the Western Provinces.- ;i- Hcrr.ld former resident of Er.stfrn Cana da with the news of the Eastern portion of Domia-ion in datoU'd form and tho Ixthhndge Herald provides the local Western news, winch you cannot cio without. ......................................100 Find enclosed for which send me Wockly Free Press and Pnurie Farmer, Winnipeg; Family Herald and Weekly Star, Montreal; And, bridge Herald, for one year each. ;