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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 3, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta MASONS TO MEET AT LETHBRIDGE NEXT YEAR Grand Lodge of Alberta Decides on Meeting Place Canon Hogbin Elected Grand Master Hugh Scott UpMstrict Deputy Edmonton, May The Grand of the Masonic order A. F. A jlu M. for Alberta met again this morning at ten o'clock. The question enlarging the Masonic districts was considered and it "was decidec thai there be six instead of three formerly, The jarext meeting- place was set down as Lethbridge- The greater part of the morning ses- sion was taken with election of new- officers and this was not completed when the grand lodge adjuorned at lalf past two when the election will be The officers chosen up till adjourn- ment were as follows: Grand Master: Rev. W. Hogbin, Calgary. Deputy G- M.: J. T. McDonald, Calgary. Senior Grand Warden J. J. Dun- lop, Edmonton. Junior G. W. A. E. Ed- monton. Grand Treasurer: Dr. Lindsay, Cal- of Alberta will lay the corner stone of the new Norwood Schoool. Pre- mier Rutherford, minister of educa- tion; D. S. McKenzie. deputy minis- ter, the members of the school board IMMIGRATION FALLS OFF Owing to Restrictive of Department at Ottawa Ottawa, Ont., to Canada via ocean ports has declined by 37 per cent, during the first four months of this year as com pared with the same period of 1907. The decrease is due to the restrictive regulations now being enforced by Coleman. May Mr. Dean, assisted by his touring companion Mr. Kayinond Van Vulin conduct ed open air services in our town-dur- ing the past week. Mr. Bean's sing- ing of popular gospel songs in his fine "tenor so well balanced by Mr. popular rector bi the English Church Rev. E. H. Webb', has been forc- ed on account of failing health to take an 'extended vacation. For some years he has been troubled with asthma and thought the mountain atmosphere would give him relief. Uis hopes were realized for a short time but during the past six months his trouble has assailed him with re- Van Velin's bass, while they'accom- doubled force' He finds ifc Poetically panied themselves ou their guitars, the immigration department with thfi crowd Cn-Crtaimng doctors ordered a com view to preventing the congestion of lhftm -th- i of air and rest the labor market here and the arrival of any undesirables. Owing; to the temporary decline in the demand for labor in Canada du- ring the winter months, notices were them with a few hart-touching songs impossible to attend to his duties piete for Mr. Bean would speak and it is pleas months' Uc exPects to to his brother in Ponoka. He will be greatly missed as he was an active member ot the Masonic Lodge, the Oddfellows, the Knights mg to know that the work hiis not in vain. Rev. Mr. Haddon, Methodist minis- ter of Frank occupied the pulpit of j the Presbyterian Church day morning and and in his as well as secretary-trea- surer of the School Board. and members of The Masonic Grand i sent to all immigration and booking Lodge of Alberta will be present at.agents that the demauu fur labor iu the ceremony and several addresses' Canada was restricted and that the will be delivered. only persons should be allowed to start for Canada were those who Edmonton, May fifth an-jintended to enter agricultural p'ur- nual meeting of the grand lodee A. suits, and that, these people, if they h ha, defended all 'visit's Id -iiv rtlxvflVS locked c ilgdinaL till COulerS T> i- -Vf _J J VTAtV> nnt ISjlla LV Jit. .1 usual forceful and entertaining man-j Mr. JoLn Y. Price is spending a ner delivered two very interesting ser- 1 few" days in Edmonton on business. mons to large, and appreciative con-j Mr' Jim Burrows is in Calgary this gregations. Mr. Haddon's monthly i weok "p his claims to the tit- Charlie.Bunions during Townships Bank. Grand Secretary: Donald. Dr. Geo. Mc- District .No.. 2: bridge. District No. 3: -monton. District So. 4: District No, 5: Bowden. H. Scott. Leth- A. K, Devvar, Ed- N. E. Carruthers, J. I. Brewster. oches- Mrs. parts oL the" province j uon circuiateu throughout Great, U1 01 the had assembled when the roll call on the continent, and the j at lodges was called at 10 o'clock. After (result has been a large falling off in.Past WRek- She speaks in glowing At the same time Mr. Buchanan is reading and confirming the minutes j the arrivals at Canadian ocean ports, iterms of Taber'.but declares there is'happy in the possession of a fine the most worshipful master delivered j Some of the transportation a warm'.spot' in her heart for j young son and heir, presented to an eloquent and impressive address j panics have 'been seeking to evade the Coleman. [him a w ;-o by ilrs._ Buchanan, to the assembled "brethren. From; new restrictions, and in the case of j For some weeks past a photo tent! On Friday evening the Oddfellows various representatives present at the j people whom they feared would not! has beJh pitched just east of themselves iu. an at home in morning session it is evident that be able to pass the strict Canadian I coke ovens. The recent wet weather their beautiful new hall. The rooms Free Masonry in Alberta is in a most j inspection at the ocean ports they, has not been very favorable for their! were very tastefully decorated for the -_ flourishing and prosperous have been-sending them to Canada I business but the proprietors dec.are occasion with an abundance of bunt- He reported an increase of member-j via _Cew York and other American! time has not "hung heavy'' upon ing and 110 end of flowers in pots ship during the year of 30 per where they would be able Hands by any means and flowers "from the hill side. J are getting a generous share of the Only 'the immediate families and I surplus cash'of the camp. .friends of the members were admitted (STRANGE WOfiLD OF OUR HEIRS; At the same time Mr. Gage has not but these on account of the very ibeen idle and with his large neR ca-jlarge membership of the lodge, quite Anthracite Gone, Soil Wasted, has been doing work that would comfortably filled the hall. During be hard to surpass for excellence of .the evening- a rich and varied pro- focus, tone, and finish, even where gramme was rendered by local talent the facilities for work is all a solo .by Airs, Watson, Dr. of Say t that The Longest Dream Ltttc But a Fraction of a Second London, May long uoes a dream last? The famous physcholo- gist, Professor Verwon, of the Uni- versity of Goettingen, has .just pub- lished a book in which he relates many interesting experiences. Am- ong the curious experiments made by him- isrf the following: He told his valet to come into the room where he a'lamp in his hand. Although fast asleep and with his eyes perfectly closed, the light affected him through his eye- lids and started a dream. He would Br Ud Mayir's SN I i: Dad says there is a good deal kicking about the assessment.. Last. year the people raised a roar because- of the superassessment 'on their owns property. .This year it is becuug'j of the subassessnient of are some mighty iunuy things of fire. There- 'ii the. assessment roll if all the yams Dad- has told me that people toU hiui jre true. Two men bought two uuiomo- I biles identically the same at the same On one occasion when the valet one is assessed for two peared to drop an object on the floor and knock it against the furniture, the sleeper dreamt of a battle. The noises he heard were to him as the report of rifles, and the lamp, un- steady in the hand of the moving nan, became the flashes of the dreamer. The whole experiment had lasted dred dollars more than 'the other. Two> have houses and stables of.ano.ut equal value, one will pay oii and other These are just a couple th-.1' ntw.- e'rous little tangles that IV.d i he- rest of the 'court of .vision will have to straighten out. No one- would think of saying that tho the dreamer sessors wei'e -impartial or Worn- from last meeting, or an increase of get them, admitted. At the session yesterday afternoon j 669- members. There are now forty time was entirely taken up with 1ibe reports of conxmitteees. The new district deputies chosen are as follows: District ISfo. 1: H. S. McLeod, Gal- ...District jSTo. 6-. Percy Taylor, High At three o'clock this afternoon his Hon. Judge .H. C. Taylor, retiring -Grand Master of the Masonic Lodge The grand lodge is in a flourishing condition financially. A collar and jewel were presented TO 0-W... Kealey, past grand master oh behalf of the grand lodge by Dr. Macdonaid, the grand secretary. trlcity the Savior New York, May Charles rots Charters were -ranted to Professor of elec- tinel; Frank; AppollorSiettler; Ash-iff1 engineering at Union College, Hemilworth, fccttaiectady> consulting engin- Deer; Summit. Coleman; Doric, Taber; Cai- ro, Claresholm; Staveley, Staveley; Star of the West, Leduc; 'Mizpah, Medicine .Hat; Gleichen, Gleichen; itmg engin eers of the General Electric Com-j pany predicts that young men now living will see the exhaustion of our supply of anthracite. The natural I could be "desired. ''Jessie's a solo by Mr. Chal -Mr. McPhee, sec.-treas of the Cole- mers, "Rocked in the Cradle of the man Mercantile Co. has been. On the; and solos by' Messrs. -Levshorn sick list for some days but is now Hayshom, French, and Mrs. Smith t. uncj again_ accompanied his! a duet by Misses Hilling and Easton, friends Mr, Bean and Mr. Van recitations by Mr. Smith and Mr. Velin as far as Nelson whore he will Alex. Morrison. vjolin, solo bv Mr. Camrose, Hope, Lethbridge, Letlibridge. The Masonic fair will he postponed i but Government, jtaJke a few days' rest before assuru--McMillan, and short addresses bv heavy duties once more. j Messrs. Porter, Lisney, M. Morrison Mr. Quinnette of Quinnette and and Mclntyre." After the programme until.-'next year. Alberta will be di- vided into sis districts. in Dr. tz's opinion, will be'Wright.' Sp6nt the paSt in Eed I refreshnieuts were served at small Deer visiting his family. j-i ooiiged to prohibit this or tne air' T we breathe will becoine permeated! SPlt6' j-tables nicely "arranged about the raln lully with cM'dren left short- RAILS WERE TWISTED with poisonous gases. The hope of i bj the mor-ily after this -and the room beinj jthe future for life, as Dr. Steinmetz i mug "local" to Crow's Xest to en-cleared those who remained enjoyed j sees it, lies in electricity. lhe picnlc adTertised the till the "wee sma' The United States that" is to The band went and tripping the light fantastic toe. be a country entirely devoid strains made them lor-1 One and all who were present pro- _JJVt, JrJtllY river scenery The rivers get Arrived there they j nounced it as the most enjoyable of the future will be merely a succes- sion of sluggish lakes, with electric- jnial of the hotel- 3 r, T al Power stations in between. All the'Good' and inthese paSS6d aAVay Water Flayed. Havoc at Fort Artmir LUCK-> little streams wm have to be utilized 1-toyous time- True'the ily People Did Not Reside in Path of found large tents pitched by the ge- event of its kind that has been held in Coleman for many months.. Coleman. May meeting of all the different committees had witnessed the whole battle, with i but ne may be the many episodes in which, were, of old professor of religion who 'was per- course, involvod'ihe different.persons every way but haol a [to a horse-trade. the professor had met during the day. The duration of dreams is amazing-. ly brief, longest, saysx the profes-i Tilis business of advertising that sor. lasting but the fraction of a sec- an roll is open for ins'pec- ond. The mind, during sleep, works with a rapidity unknown to it in tion" at the city office is not up to- much. A man is a mean sucker to waking hours. An example, among i UP there Just to see if his neighbor others, illustrating this fact is quoted j is assessed as high as he is, when he: by the professor. He dreamt that he has no particular kick to was a witness in a pistol duel. He saw plainly the spot, the surrounding scenery, the 'two opponents, and their The -duel started. One of the ad- versaries" fell to the ground. He .ran to the man, examined him, and spent a considerable time in attending to the wounds. He then had a conversa- tion with one of the witnesses; who j And even if he did notice. -that 'the- other fellow is getting off lighter than. he is, he doesn't exactly feel like ask- ing for a revision of the other fellow's assesssment when he -thinks his owra is fair enough. But just all the same- he doesn't like paying more than share" when set up alongside of his. neighbor. If the roll were published somehow or other so that every roan eyentnally took his arm and said to him He then woke up. would have a chance to look over it. whether he had any kick or not, A friend had called on the profes- i assessor would, take mighty good, sor, had knocked once with his stick that there should be no such dif- on the bed, and shouted "Come" be-jferences the assessment. In cause of the urgent engagement. Be-jof places the whole business is pub- tween -the knocking (represented in the dream by the pistol shot) and the lished in the form of an extended .vot- ers' list, and the councils have founci' word a second could not have elapsed: for the friend had knocked and t satisfaction- out that it paid both in money and shouted .almost simultaneously. London, Mav here is a alent .belief in manv countries that x- t i the stings of bees act both protect- This little burg used to be known and-wide as the best- lighted town. j in .all the west. Travellers used to and store lights have been put. ed ir.fn Hin trro'.f AT, j pulled off but all could and did en-1 tippviiii.- eo. uitu aie great bodies of water that f ed by the ceneral committee for the I OTO. j.1.. i.-_J ihv t.hpmsrtlvfts indoor Barnes I j are to supply the heat, light and power of the future. But the husbandins of all our joy themselves with indoor games i and dancing, not forgetting to par- ticipate in the picnic feast so boun- power -won't be sufficient There itif ully spread for them' Port Arthur, Ont., May hundred men at work repairing be economv other line as late as tonight, it is impossible to damage to the tracks and the tele-iThe energy of anake.-an accurate estimate of the loss graph wires and it is said that by. J trapped and Our buildin- occasioned by the washing away of six o'clock tonight they will be able' methods -will hn-rp the Current River Dams last night, the indications are that it will .be much less extensive than antici- pated. It is believed now that the loss will reach two or three hundred "tiiou3a.nd dollars. The river is run- ning in an entirely new course, and the main portion of the bridge methods will have to undergo One notable icature ot tne excur-; _ central one. sion and that one on which the Eag-i t (first of July celebration was held j last night 'in the club r0oms. All i the various games and events will be under the direct control of a special i committee which is responsible to the Splendid grounds have les pride themselves, was the total i cross. There are now several change. Provision will have to fae abstenance from drinking and been secured from the C. P. R. and I- C. C. Co. on which most of the trains held here waiting passage ac- made for the utilization of the ross the damaged bridge. Among ;rars heating of our (or some- in his them is the overseas mail, last body else's) houses. night's No. 96, and across Current I Dr. Steinmetz also River is Xo. 97, in all about six hun- mmd's eye the city of the fature_a dred.. passengers. coUection of office buildings, factor- If the mail cannot be transferred by les and bachelor apartments. AU thing that pertained to place. These are Coleman may be a mining e but just north 01 the railroad immediate- at the same time its citizens are of the true stamp who believe in uphold-] ing her honor at home and abroad. ly east of the station. A grand stand will likely be built and every convenience provided. The commit- the old course is still standing, j tonight it is the intention'of the com' married men with their families wffl track on both sides is washed out pany to have the work done by using foe removed to thf the li "Gangs of men have been at work allja tug and taking it around in The ifc after its expiration in June. Mrs. Frederic visitc-u lurs. W, H. j payers' Association if I keep on in j this strain. Perhaps Cecil B. Smith's Burns one day last week. Mr. and jVIrs. Heneger visited at'reports will shed more light than the? V T; coming. This he is doing by arrang- ing, widening and otherwise getting1. .inrr TIIT- M the roadway connection between these two stations. And it is to be hop- :ing for baseball matches at the dif- ferent towns at which they are to stop. A match arranged for hereto be played early in June. that the dam was about feet in i There is no provision for govern-! right to Lethbridge such a good1, and Coleman length and according to last year's {rnent assistance. Mr. Haultain saidjroad may be constructed as to make W reports backed a depth of water of jthe bill did not go far enough. The! it possible to drive in a carriage nearly thirty feet; extending back to government was acting like the priest'automobile the whole distance. The' water that must We been liberate j fore a magistrate if it was in crim- that the good work will not stop at once may be gained from, the fact ina! surroundings. there but filst-from Fernic at least, j.iji. ____ I a distance of about six miles. The 'damage done to the country- and the Levite in leaving the matter rock at the west end of Coleman, to voluntary organization. To get side in the wake of its current can-1 raw material of the criminal class good playing now a serious obstruction, will soon i be a thing of the past as blasting! league match so may bo expected. Mr. Talbot. hospital assistant of Dr. West wood, is absent for a few Robt. Burns on Sunday. Mr. Henegar will break thirty ac. res for Clarence Degroff this season. Quite a number of the friends and neighbors of Sirs. Otterson surprised her one day last week, it being her birthday. They all brought baskets and a lovely supper was served and i all enjoyed a good time. A grand picnic had been planned to take place on the 25th down by the bridge on the Little Bow but owing to the rain and cold wind it was Mr. Marion's two daughters arrived from Montana last Week to spend the summer with their father on the Lit- tle Bow. not yet be fully ascertained, but will when they were young the most es-f operations upon it will be commenc-1days in.fernic wherc he 5s ex' no doubt be very great. OFFICIAL ASSIGNEE APPOINTED! The last issue of the Alberta Ga- zette contains notice of the appoint- aient of The Trusts and Guarantee Company, Ltd., of Calgary, as Official Assignee for the Judicial District of Macleod. This is the first instance in which a Trust Company has been appointed to a similar position in the Province, and is a just recognition of tho facilities afforded by a com- FRONTENAC LIBERAL CANDI- DATE Kingston, Ont., May Pron- tenac Liberals have nominated II. W', Ueynolds for the legislature. JOHNSON MUST WAIT Sydney, May syndicate which is arranging for the visit to Australia of Tommy Burns, the heavy- weight pugilist, has deposited 000 to bind the match between Burns and Lang, the Australian boxer. The fight is to take place at Sydney in August. The syndicate also has the rption of arranging the two additional fights at each. sential institution for the prevention j ed right away and the road taken of crime was lacking. Mr. Mother- well pointed out that a provision was f made for the sending of children to the industrial school of refuge. Mr. Haultain said there was no provision for the establishment of rc-formator- FIRST BROAD GUAGE TRAIN Tokio, May first broad guage train of American cars on the south Manchurian railway, made a successful trip on May 27th. along the level thus rendering unnec- essary the tremendous climh that now" must be taken to get westward out of the village. The Oddfellows arc holding an "at home" in their hall tonight which pert evidence in the murder trial .now. on there, he having attended to the wounds of the murdered man. VOTE ON SINGLE TAX Portland, May measure em- bodying the principal features of we'll have so much light we won't- present system and we'll have so- much light we won't know whether- it's night or day. A HEATED DISCUSSION ies and pressed on the government promises to bo quite an elaborate af-j Henry George's single tax theory will the necessity of dealing with the mat-1 fair from the splendid preparations ter in a more effective way. The bill was given a second reading. CHILD DROWNED Belleville, Ont., May two year old child of Charles Ruckstuple met his death by drowning in a pool of water near his home at Bannock- burn yesterday. The child was play- ing with a dog and wandered away from the house. that are being made for it. Coleman, May Robert I state. Holmes Son left a few days since to join his family on his fruit farm be voted on at the state election Mon- day. Local option will also be an is- sue in a considerable portion of the in the Burton City district of B. C. This is in the celebrated Arrow Lake Valley where the land is said to be exceptionally well suited to fruit raising. Wo arc very sorry to learn that the BOURASSA VS. GOUiN Montreal, May Bourassa, former member of Parliament, for La- belle will oppose Premier Gouin in St. James division of this city at the pro- vincial elections on June Sth, Took Place in Saskatchewan Legis- lature Over Trivial Matter Regina, May somewhat heat- ed discussion took place between the leader of the Opposition and the gov- ernment in the Legislature today as to whether certain documents were or were not laid on the table of the House. The premier stated that the documents were handed over for 'ex- amination by Mr. Haultain, but were not left .on the table. He offered to bring clown the whole file or any por- tion of it if Mr. Haultain would make a request.- This Mr. Haultain refused to do insisting that the documents had been left on the table and should be brought back without application. Mr. Haultain eventually withdrew his motion to adjourn the House and the discussion ended. Chief Gillespis and his new force will have a proper initiation next week when the race track followers are here. Already there is quite a company of these gaudy clothed, smooth-tongued, light-fingered, yellow cigaretted, sporting-house-visaged, smug-faced gentry in the city watch- ing their chances to relieve the fool and unwary of his money by fakes of" one sort or' another. But the new- chief has a regular bloodhound nose for these fellows and will make their lives as miserable as that of the old' Greek guy who had a sword hanging over his head all the time. By the time he has filled the cells a couple of times and closed up a few of their joints, they will begin to think that the Lethbridge air does not agree with them and they need a change of clim- ate at once. ONLY HALF MILLS RUNNING Crnnbrook, May A. Anstie, secretary of the Mountan Lumber- men's asosciation, who has made a- tour of the district, covered by this organization, states that one-half of the mills are running and while some more will start up within the next few weeks there will be many which will not dun this summer. The de- mand for lumber comes entirely fronr the northwest territories and is de- pendent upon tne state of the crops' there. ;