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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 6, 1910, Lethbridge, Alberta TEe Lethbridge Daily Herald 'V '-..._.'. Lethbridge, Number 173 CONTRACT LET FORTHEPAS Four Rush- ing For Hudson's Ottawa, The initial step in the construction of the meiit line to; Hudson's Bay was Tuesday night when the contract was let- for the construction of Ithe SIR Who been made Viceroy of India, guceedirig Companies Act Will Be En- forced In British structure of the. bridge across, the: Saskatchewan river-at the tiori, the of Canadian line. The bridge Svill admit; passage to the far, north of the supplies line and; the crossing .of the, river, has. hitherto been a stumbling blockf Tne name of .the has. not "been: "it is stated that ac- tual work will be.started this the bridge lwill; be. coinpleted this C- The work willi be; rushed-on the: 'graded and it-, is "expected steel" wiH" 'ber laid to the fall of next1 year, making a. new exit "of- the grain, of the.; To' therPas adiati.; Northern already has a line which has shortly V :The Gr.T.P. is-riow'engagedVori Une" construction of .a line from Melville to that point and is already in oper- ation to while the grade is, .being :rushed northwards-from town. '''jr. The Canadian" at -least a line .to the Pas and the .ait- a thousand iridivi'duals, TA TO TAKE School Board Leaves Change Of District HOMESTEADERS Vancouver, B. .C., "July ing has been by., the government .to susp'end the operations of the Cont .panies Act, which consequently ciam.e into force the -month. Numerous and -influential .pe- 'adjustments and -be suspended until? tlie next ''meeting, ,of legislature' have been rejected by the Among ers are. the Vancouver Board '.i Trade, brokers and 'fh'e, nouncement of the 'awarding of 'cptttract means -that on line' will -start: this summer'. James J. .Uill. is .building north- ward from'-Portage La and he :wiil -have a- line to the Pas-as soon as the. government line from the Pas to 'is completed. .With- in eighteen months at the very latest Western Canada will' be .shipping grain .via- the Hudson's Bay to the European market. EARL GREY IS; EWOUENT Splendid Tribute To The Canadian People Is London, July 6. In this week's Stan- dard of Empire Earl Grey gives a state- ment of his nopes .and 'convictions re- garding Canada. He says .part: "Canadians are a sane, sober, stren- uous and earnest people, patriotic and invincibly industrious, a 'people shipping no false godS; .following no will o' the wisp, steadily and surely ,ies ;_who-'r'ecen.tly, put form. It is 'claimed that the heavy penalties arid le-" gal clauses would entail a grievance and a hardship, .while the tax- they claim-is prohibitive in its high charg- V 'After setting many citi- ,zens will lose a portion or the whole of their .business they have been at the, pains and expense of establish- ing, are argued that "-the act is a great restraint of trade, dis- criminatory, expensive "and not for the'-welfare of the general, commun- Attorney-General Bowser declares the act requiring .outside companies to take out a license or -register here was enacted in the interests of. local fums, .and is a protection 'to whicb. they are entitled. Under, the act out- side companies are liable to a. fine of not less "than if they, do busi- ness without registration and they cannot sue for debts contracted in the province. r Andrew Tilley, of the? firm oi Skeith Tilley, Oddfellows block, was put'to Noble and Barons inspect ing: farms on behalf of. Permanent Loan companies, for .which his com- pany are agents. He says he saw the best, fields of grain'' near Noble that 'he has.seen this year. Therer ate fields-of grain sown -on L.U.AAA Wvti3 V i.1 i building between the Atlaritic-and Sood at Pacific the greatest nation that has ever been'within the "greatest empire ihat ever has "Canada, is a wonderful inspiration to any right thinking men. No. better with eyes open_ .wide .alike to 'tbeir opportunities and dangers, they are fate could befall any British boy or girl, man or woman, than to become a good Canadian and play his part in the Dominion's greait forward march; the mast wonderful, progress in this won- derful age." Earl Grey very strongly favors the immigration of young children to Can- ada. right alongside of them are fields of spring.. grain, which if they ..keep ou the 'same as they: have been doing, will go to .30 bushels to the acre. He saw one .particularly good field of fall grain, but 'only one, but -did not hear to whom it belonged. At the. School Board. Meeting last night .the matter of relinquishing a portion .of the school district for the P.trpbse. of ;0ardievillc (No: to -form: a' dis- trict was discussed. A letter read from the depuv.y minister saying .the Hardieville .people wanted, to include; cording to Hhe the -petitioners; claim 'to have ;'of and. a of dreri in the proposed "district, arid 85 more .below ;.age. Six .hundred people V proposed district' ,liable, to taxation. He wants advised as-to what "provision. :the Lethbridge 'Board made tot; the. -education The; letter 'having 'been to Ivesife-Ball, Mr. Ives Board advising protecting '--tnek. holders'to? take the ground that" a- matter for the decision. of the de- partment. Nothing short of; special leg islatiori r can; exclude tne'rest as i .-present' debenture He advised- in this case'and "in that'of the Upon: toeing .spoken to with regard-rto'iiavihg the ..provin- cial. government.: undertake "public works so as-to provide 4" .work- .homesteaders have'jnp'-crops, Hon. A.J. 4-_ said D. Me- Gregbf VoflvtheVsbnth Alberta h'im that he could supply: ;work for all the .f. homesteaders and their teams "ifi, thatcolild to iim. The -f tion canals ;.reBervoirsr v that the company .ate making. SIR WILFRID IS Oft FOR THE Final Cabinet Meeting Line- Ordered To Be Juljr final, cabinet council before the; departure Wilfrid Laurier von': Ms two months' tour of the West: will be held" an d to-morrow: at' .noon a ;bon- taining representatives-dfethe eastern press who wiU accompany} ?Sir Wil- frid, Port At noon on the next day.Sif Wilfridi accom- panied by E. M. JMacdonaid-, M. P., and the Preciier's private secretary, .station. At North ,Bay party will.he, joined, by Hon. Geb. P.; Gra- ham and Mr. Fred Pardee, 'chisf Lib- r 'Mi: Graham left for night attd will 'proceed to Toronto E. M.: Macdonald af- ;Nova. Scotia -to-nignt. 'first meeting rof- the tour will Port- .on-. Saturday DR. H. A. BEATTY; of Toronto, Who Has Been Appointed Chief Surgeon of the Canadian Pacific DISCUSSING THE DETAILS Trainmen And Railway Of- ficials Getting Along Montreal, July 5 No conclusion of i." ,i i. 'j 1 JJAVJiL Ui to.1. fj Ul V ---J.1V UUlil-l.UOiUJi Ul order ihas been-; Sunday the party; will leave for1-Lake Superior Junction ana n Eailway ,Commission ,v 4.. 4. conductors of the C.P.R- was reaeh- by Railway Canadian Rail- revise from -ppiiits Lethbridge, Crow's Nest and Craribrook. sections ;the -trip from .that point will over line" of; -the; Grand Trunk Pacific: .The press. who will ed to-day, as had been hoped. This is not because any- further -disagree- ment had been encountered, but be- cause the mass of details for settie- land across to-. .leave': matter to the department: and the people; residing there. It is for them, "but the Board' should, not -give its consent. A letter .deputy, minister was written to 1Ms., effect and stat- ing, :the Board had an eight-iocimed school within a mile 'and J a half of 'Hardieyille and. Had purchased another ske a. half a mile closer. ENGINEER KILLED Brockville, July" Men- zies, G. T. P. engineer, whose home is in Toronto; was killed here .this morning-, whiles "oiling- an- engine, by, an engine MILK RIVER ULEPHONE Line Will Built On Com- pletion Of Line To the Hat W. A. Buchanan. urging the provincial telephone de- partment to struction of Warner and get busy on the con- the telephone line, to Milk River arid today he received a letter from the super- intendent of the stating that as soon "as tie gang, who are building from Taber east are fin- ished' they will send them to build tie line -soutii from Stirling. Tlir-es carloads of .poles are now at War- ner. Company, whose -collieries, at Lundbreck, in. favor of -an order follows as investiga- tion.. .accompany ,ae party will..include H. j ment Qf Tanous ar. -Anderson, Globe; .Thos, IUlefsmeias proved too be arid Empire; B. B. Cook, Toronto j handled. In fact, it is stated that1 p. conferences maf last a couple of ]R. H. New York i days Mr. :Fraser, Halifax.. iand, corLCiuded Mr. Riniret, Le Canada, Montreal. During Sir Wilfrid's two months absence from the. capital..Sir -Wilfrid will. be acting., premier. FOOT ARTIST COMMISSION IN SESSION AGAIN Nothing Important Brought Out In Evidence Edmonton, The royal com- mission investigating the A Great Waterwajs agreement practie- ally concluded to-day. R. B. jBoK nett, the leader of opposition counsel, was present, he having announced his withdrawal from the case. The proceedings were followed a languid "interest Nothing of importancejwas -larought The commission will meet at noon to- morrow decide as loathe admias- abtiity of a letter from.. Morgan Company's London house in reply, to a letter from the commission's sel stating that W. R. Clarice, Pre- sident of the Alberta Great %ater- ways railway got no rake-off on the -sale of t-he A G. W bonds. Tfee fetter (further states that no member of the Alberta Legislature got profit out of the Robt Jones., government engineer, maintained on the stand that his ea- turiate of per mile for tho construction of the railway was not unreasonable. There is jusfc-a bare possibility that the go to England' to take the -evidence of the Morgans. This, however, is unlikely, and would be against the advice of the Com- 1 engaged in, Leonard, A W. McTier, and C Mur- DEAD SneakeclY Into Residence on Experimental Farm The Mounted Police are -investigat- ing a strange occurrence at tlie Ex- perimental farm last night and ing for' the man who entered the re- sidence, of Superintendent W: H. field about midnight aad-.took. off with a grip belonging .-to..A. Rein- ecke, Mr. Fairfield's. He was Jieard by .one of; tie .wo- men in -the house, who rani upstairs, declaring someone was in the .office. Mr. Fairfieid is away at Calgary and Mr. Reinecke was asleep; The man remained in the office about ten minutes and then went into; Mr. Reinecke's room. Mr. Reinecke awoke in time to see the man. take to-his heels with the-grip', in "nis handl otfr.Reinecke took after1 [him1 but he dropped the grip arid-escaped in' the darkness. He ran through. a quantity of mud; and his tracks rfiow-. ed that he: was in his stocking- feet. No arrest has yet been made by the police. GOOD CROPS OUT EAST l', Mc- of the ''best" known' tholic priests of Nortlh. Dakota, arid his at .the Catholic Hospital at Bism'arlc, died .here todays He iage., and was a native of -Prince Ed- wrd Island. The cause' of: -death was rheumatism. phy of the C P R with Messrs Mur- dock. and; and of the committee representing, the men. -The discussion lasted until half past five, when they" adjourned, fo resume to-morrow arid carry on', talk, until tihe whole matter i has been concluded. On. returning to the C.p.R. quarters, Mr: Leonard, stated For Montreal Herald Disas- ter-The Verdict Of Jury Montreal" July the bring- ing in of the verdict of the coroner's inquest, freeing all concerned from head-- --that most of the- ;time.- had been with discussions on' the different rules and conditions of service, in .order to .definitely settle the terms of the agreement, which is to be ar- Tived at.. "These matters involve a great amount of -said .Mr. Leonard, "which naturally take a lot of time, and it will probably be a day or two yet 'before they are de- finitely settled. The discussions, how- ever, are going along amicably and there is not the slightest indication at. present, that there will be trouble. Each point is being taken up and settled, the whole business be- ing traversed in this way, arid at most any time now should see the -whole matter closed, so far as "the C.P.R. is concerned." No_ Settlement Yet Montreal, July The conference mission! s counsel amined were M. The witnesses ex- MeLeod, Deputy Provincial Treasurer, John Stocks, Deputy Minister of Public "Works -13. Trowbridge, late r private secretary to Honi W. H- Gushing, and 'now deputy provincial secretary; L C. Charlesworth, of the public department; J Ttf. Thorn. Jlate pri- vate secretary to Hon. C. W, Urosg, John Chalmers, of the'pub- lie works "W__ Jones, government engineer, Ex- Premier Rutherford and Hon C. W. Ross were in court during the day. T3on W. H. Cushing and John A, McDougall, junior member for Bdmon ton, are now iri England on a vaca- tion. CYRIL JANES WAS KILLED Popular Young Brakeman Lost His Life Coupling Trains at Michel INJUNCTION AGAINST THE RETURNING OFFICER jS EW JUDGES i -IN-QUEBEC! Ottawa, July after- noon the Cabinet meti and. appointed Arthur G-lobenesky, K.C., legal agent of the.Quebec Judge o! Superior Court at Sherbrooke, Qiie.. Judge A, Cannon, now of Three Riv- ers, was appointed to; tbe Superior Court of-Quebec .district, and Judge of was transferred to .Thres Rivers, J. Ca- the Superior Court for the district mille, K.C., was-appointed Judge of of Athabaskaville, Robt. E. Green- shield, .K.C., and. L. Auredean, K.C.S were appointed to, and Judge Dem-, crs, of Sherbrooke, is transferred to the Superior Court at Montrtiil. The judgcships were provided for at the last session of Parliament. UNION SCALE MUST BE PAID On AH Government Work-- Will Rush the Courthouse Having had complaints made co him thai the court house being erected not commodious enough, W. M.P.P., laid them before Premier. Si Eton when, he met him in Calgary on Monday. The premier said thai: the, court bouse would be rushed to completion and thai he would look over the plans to see if the interior could not be better airanged. Mr. Buchanan toM the premier that complaints had been made to him tha: the union'scale was not being paid for work on the provincial jaii. The pre- mier said that the scale is supposed to be paid and that he issue or ders .that the scale be paid on all gov ernment work. Portage La Prairie, Man., July A...B. Hudson, acting for F. L. Davis, candidate in Beautiful Plains, applied to Judge Macdonald for an injncation restraining returning of- ficer Barlow from -declaring Hon. J. H. Howden elected by acclamation. The injunction was. granted until Thursday, when the case will come before Justice Mathers. Tie election is claimed on the ground that the nominations were sworn -oefore a police magistrate in- stead of a justice of the peace as specified :by the act. It is contested because the returning officer accept- ed -the .papers and did not object un- til too late. Milk River, Township July from various parts of the country say the crops are..'bet- jter'here than in any'other'part'or section. We have had frequent showers although.not sufficient rain- fall to make a crop. But wa" hope to at least have a good amount of feed. ARTESIAN WELL STRUCK AT TABER Taber, July W. "A. bins' coal drilling outfit were at work Saturday on W. Cook's homestead four miles east of Taber, they struck an artesian well at 600 feet. The flow, of .water is so great that they are afraid drilling opera- tions will have to be discontinued-. The water is of good quality. The gas fumes arc so strong that the men could not. work near the well. CALGARY WILL HAVE A KNIGHT To Establish Ranch For Raising Army Remounts St. Catherines, July eral Frederick William Benson who has .been made K. C. B., is shortly leaving the old country for Canada where, with Cook, he will establish a ranch in th-s vicinity of Calgary for raising remounts for the British army. The new knight was born at Catherines in 1849. He is the third son of the late Hon. J. R. Benson, of the Canadian Senate. He afterwards went over to England and became a soldier he served dur- ing the South African war and was mentioned in despatches fr" 1903 to 1907. He as M transports and remounts blame, the investigation into the cause of the Herald disaster has 'been concluded. Some of the most im- portant testimony of the iaguest was that of Walter J. Frjmcis, civil en- gineer of the Toronto University, TwlIi inembersuip ia the Canadian and. American Societies of Civil Engi- iteers. He was 01 tie opiuivii that j faulty floor construction, was respon- j sible for the disaster. r'BuIlalsg Inspector Chanas, of Mont real, in the course of his evidence, j in was from and the trainmen, continued to-day, .but settlement was not reached. iPres. Hays of: the Grand Trunk, is in the city arid says "he will take up the demands of'the tiainmen of his road and is prepared to do what is fair. FOUND IN" r THE NIAGARA RIVER Niagara Falls, Ont, July