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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - June 15, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta mm PAGE TWO I.I IA iiri> LETHBRIbQE, A L TA /-M 0 N D A Y , JUNE if,' i fl oV, Daily Herald Printed by the Daily Herald Printing Oo., Ltd., every lawful evening at itb iofflde, Eound St.. Letlibridge, Albertai O&Qftda. w..A.. BUCHANAN, Managing Director ahd Editor. Subscription Ratse Dally, one year, deliveriid...... t4'00 Dally, six month, delivered, .. 2.00 Daily, three moutb'u, delivered.. 1.00 Daily, one month, delivered .. ,36 Daily, one year, Ijy mail ...... 3.00 DaQy, aix mouths, by mail .... 1.76 Daily, three mouths, by mail .. .85 '-Veekly Herald, one year ...... 1.60 Addresses changed aa often aa desired; but both new and old address must be given. THE NEW LAND BILL antics of the flood KVEHY DAY MAY HE A SUNDAY (Jlorocfo Uorresponiloncc Intlinnnpo-(lis'Ncws.) Suiuiay mid Day are Uio names of two faimcr.s noivr Martinton. Sun-(Iny luia five sons and Day has flvo flmigJitoi's. Tlirco of the Sunday boys havo alroiidy mairlod Day girls. With tho olhor two brothers courting the romaining sisters, It looks as though o\'ory Day would be n Sunday by and by. Changes River Course Near Cards ton - Carried Away Field of Oats Copies of tho new measure intro-duccd in the Uousu of Comnionsjjy Hon. Frank Oliver, amending the Lnuds Act arc now to hand. The Ijil' is considci'ubly modified from the mea sure os iutrodueed last year. One of tho chief modifications is tho limitation of tho area within whicli it will apply. "I'rc-uuiption may only bo acquired," sayi' tho bill, "within such townships as may be desiguateU for that purpose by order of the govcrnor-in-couucil within tlie following tract; Townships one to forty-four inclusive, bounded on the west by vrest line of range twenty-one west of the fourth principal ^lerldian and on the east by the line of liio Minneapolis, St. Paul and Sault Ste iSIariu Itailway from the point where that railway crosses tho bouuUarj- to its junction with the main liuo of the Uunadiun I'acilic Uailway, thence wos turly following tho main lino of the Canadian Tacific Knilway until it crosses the third principal meridian, thenco following tho principal meri-ilian to tho north line of township twenty-four to the South Saskatchewan river, thence down stream along tho said Saskatchewan river, to the north lino of township Ihirty-nuio, to the North Saskatchewan river, thonce up stream along the said North Saskatchewan river to the north line of township forty-four. Looking at the map it will be seen that this area comprises roughly tlu; land lying west of the Soo line and tho South Saskatchewan river, as for north us township -ii, and as far west as range '21, west of the fourth meridian. Township 44 runs a little north of Dattleford, touching the C'al gary and Kdmonlon railway between i'onoka and Metaskiwin, and range 21 west is in the longitude of I>;th-brldge. The now proposed regulations as to pre-emption, brielly suin-niarized, are as follows; A persan who Is now lioiding a homestead within this area or who liercaftcr obtains entry for a honie-Btcad, may pre-empt any available quarter section lying alongside his homestead, or separated therefrom l)y only a road allowance. To secure a title for his homestead and his preemption it will be necessary for Uim to complete the reciuirements requisite for him to receive letters patent for his homestead; to^ reside either on liis homestead or on liis i)ru-emption for six months in each of six successive years; to cultivate, in addition to his homestead reiiuireaicuts, fifty ncres, cither on his homestead or on the pre-emption on tho terins set forth. The price shall bo S3 per acre; one third wilt be payable ob the expiration ol three years, and the balance in five equal annual installments, with interest at tho rate of 5 per cent. There is one other limitation of tho area to which these provisions apply. In any township in which eight or more sections have been accepted by any railway company ns part of its land grant, it will not be op�n fo. liomcsteaders to avail themselves of the pre-emption privilege. This is an important qualification and should be borno in mind. Another important feature of tho jjill is that providing for the purchasing of a second homcstoad. yVny person who has' a liomcstead anywhere in Westuni Canada, and hos secured Ilia patent or has completed tho ' requirements necessary to secure his patent can purchase IGO acres at the rate of $3 per acre, in thrco annual installmcntB. Tho purchaser must ro-side ujion the quarter section for six months in each year, must cultivate fifty acres, and must build a iiousu worth at least ?300. Jf the purchased homestead Is within nine miles of tho original homestead, residence up-.on either homestead may ho accepted os rosidenco on the quarter section. Purcliased homesteads )niiy only be acquired within sucli townships included In tho area set forth in tho WH as are specially deslgiiateil for . tliat purpose by order of tho government. There is also tho same provision  with respect to pre-emption. Tho go-vornment is thiis cinpoworod to select tho townships within this area, in which It'will be posslblo to secure pre-emptions and Bccond homostoads. Tho bill lins been Introduced in tho House of Commons, but has not come up.for its Bocond reading. WIIAV;: TMl'ALKD BY PILE (.Vnurortes correspondence Seattle rost-lntclligencer.) An iuuuoiiso blackflsh or flnbacit whale thirty fet>t long located itselt under a pile driver nt a fish trap location near the eiitrnnco to Deception Pass n few days ago. The pile was pushed clear through tho huge body of tho fish and was pounded into tlie tide lands underneath by the heavy driver hammer. Tlic strugglo-s of the shook tho pile driver so violently that tho loft-man fell from the .second station of the driver rigging to the deck, and was re.scued from drowning only by the prompt action of .lohn Nolson, working on the deck. ui ALBION RIDGE Albion Kidpo, June 14.-The recent lionvy r.iiii.* wliich fell in tlio country caused farmers to rejoice over tlie outlook for n frond crop. Mr. Al. Welsh was in Clarcsholm last week and brouglit tlic windmill out for tlie government well. Mr. Lindsay came out from Clares-holm la.�t Thursday to liave tho wind mill jiut in on the government well. Mr. Talbot, fatlipr of B. R .Tnlhot, arrived from North Dakota Inst week with n oar of oftocts end has moved on his homestead. Mr. Joe Henim i.� plowing tor Mr. Carlson. .Mvht, little grandson of.Jtr- A. Wallace, is recovering from the menslos Mrs. A. Wallace is recovering from her illness caused by coal gas escap ing. When found she was almost over come. Albion Ridge school opened last Monday with Mr. Rugby as teaclier Mr. E. Carlson lias started drilling Wells with a macliiiic. The following trustoe.s wore elected for the new .�ichnolliouso. Mr. D. t Currie, Mr. A. Ilo.^cli and Mr. Whip pie. 13.H.Talbot is digging a well but as yet has not fouiiil water. There will Ix- sorvicos at Albion Ridge Sunday evening at 7.30 p.m at which lime Mr. Tarrot will proaeli liis farewell sermon. NOTHING IN STORY That Supplies for G. T. P. Are, Being Hauled Over American Road Vancouver. B. C, sensational charges House of Commons to Juno l.^.-Th made in tho that the plant equipment and supplies in connec lion witli the construction of tho Pocific Coast section of the Grand Trunk Pociilc Railway here were be ing Imided over an American railway to Seattle for transhipment north the disadvantage of tho Canadia roads liere, was given an absolute denial today by D. McLeod, purcliaB ing agent for Foley, Welch .ind Stew art. "Tliese st.itemcnt.s nro absolutely unfounded," said Mr. McLcod today 'I have no hesitation in declaring tliat of all tho plant wo .shipped from Ontario, Manitoba and tho new pro vinccs for uso on the rnciflc division of tlio. G. T. P.. to Vancouver, not a pound of it went via an American road. Tho transportation of thi iargi" outfit, aggregating tlionsands of tons, has been and is being carried out by Kteomers (lying the British (lag. Our supplies are being bought on the Victoria and Vancouver mark ets. We liave not expended one cent in American coast articles and don intend to." OUR POINT OF VIEW Tho Uboral party in Ontario will havo to do four more yearn of penance In Ontario, it will do them no harm either.  OP I OPENERS yesterday will kindly return them today as they are of exceptional value B. suet ^^Mmmm Cardstoii, June 11.-Pnrtlier reports concerning the Hoods bring no news 1 anything more serious than at first given out. In faot in sonic cases tlio aninge is not .so great ns at first feared, Setllers havo hud losses only where they were located on the river bottom lands, Mr, A. Architthld made nn insi)ec-tion west recently to look into the condition of the roads and bridgs. In nearly every ca.',� were intact but the earthwork npiiroaches are badly cut and will require refills most cases. On Belly Rivor Tliere have been some losses by rnnciior.s along the river. Mr. Elias ChTiatiaiisen, near Caldwell, suffered ratlior severely ns his hogs niuTpoul try were located in buildings within reach of the waters. Quite a number of animals were rowned and his direct loss will rench from $300 to $400 to say nothing in regard to tho depreciation of all lands located in the river valley. \t the old Cochrane Horse Rnncli the river lias cut a new clionnol, overflowing nil the meadow lands and covering them with sand and gravel. About 110 ocres ol spring plowed land sown to onts have been wuslied out- the soil turned over in the plowing being completely curried awny. iV good sized stream flows a few rods south of the Bungalow, rendering this beautiful stone residence unsafe for permanent dwelling purposes. Tlie water did not damage tlie interior save (or filling up the cellar, thus necessitating the overhauling of the heating plant. At the old ranch house under the lill the outbuildings have all been partially submerged-the fences are all swept away-the new barn accom modating the dairy herd of some 50 cows has been temporarily abandoned and the butter phint put out of busi noss. All imiirovemonts will have to bi moved from the lower hinds in or der to be absolutely secure. The present owner, Mr. K.J. Wood is thus a heavy loset. However, his usual optimism pre vails and he makes no complaints. There arc quite a nuniber of locators plowing or breaking land ou the Cochrane tract and the rains have only aided in this work, the usually tough sod turning much more readily now. The corner of Mr. J. W. earl's brick house wliieh was taken out by the flood will be fully repaired by tomorrow. The damage was not so great as many seemed to think. He will again occupy the liouse Mr. Harris was tlv nia.son in charge. The telei)hniic service is being put in shape, on the South of Lee's Cree and residents can say "Hello" very soon now. Mr. Galloon has a number of teams at work getting up the lumber taken down stream. Some of it is said have reached the "Old Moffat Ranch, down St. Mary's. The twon council held an adjourned meeting on Wednesday eve for th purpose of considering tho offer on the debentures sent recently. As th telegrams in reply had not been for warded from Cardston, there could b(i no action taken. Personals _ Mr. S, M. Dudley was up from Spring Coulee the oth(u- day. Floods have had no effect save to delay sum mer fallowing. Mr. J. M. Billingslcy, ol Caldwell came in on Wednesday also. He ports the old Oxley ranch between the Waterton and Belly rivers ns com plctely wrecked as to fencing and im provonients. Mr; B. lost only 100 log through high water. Mr. H, L. Thompson from Kimball was in yesterday and states the great est damage is to the bridge, one spun gone, as reported, and the work the intake of the canal. All the rock work and guides put in at the head gates havo been sAvept awny. Settle are doing well. frank McDonald who meets Graco, tho Greek in wrestling match at Oliver's Hall to hiorrow night. Tlie Greojc belongs to Calgary and has a wide reputation as a wrestler. Ho is also well know throughout the States. McDonald has wrestled in L'ethbridgo and needs no introduction. A good clean mutch can bo comiled upon. JPURE Mi#LE sy||jp From Prbv. Quebec Just Placed in Stock The Bentley Co. ltd. WhsliSBle BRd Retail Phone 3] . inKBRIOeE GET YOUR SHOES AT ; Wild Wfeit s^^ow bbH\!ti&)^ Miller Bros. Travftlltng: AVnu�*hfi�ht Organization to Appear Here July 2 A ! GKR.MAN'S . model school staff Appointments H.nve Been Made Connection With the Practice School for Normalites Giilgary, June 13.-Appointments to tho staff of the practice school to bo conducted in the now Normal have been made and the appointees notified individually. It has been im-posible to secure an official, list from the Department, but from various sources it is learned that the staff will be as given below. Three Calgary teacliers are included. \V. E. Hay, H. A., at preseitt as sjstant of the combined public and high school of Medicine Hut, will be ' iiijucipal. The other touchers will be: Miss Margaret Munro, B. A., at present teacher of senior fourth eUuss at tho South Ward Schol, Calgary; Mi,ss M. E. Howson and ML-is .Stewart, who are teaching senior, third and senior second classes respectively in the new Central School; Miss Streight, B. A., of Dawson City and formerly of Edmonton, who has been teaching senior work; .M iss E. H. Murphy and Miss E\m: Martin of Edmonton, primary teachers; and Miss Burn, of Wetaskiwiii. It would aeem from the above list tliat the staff has been chosen with ii view of their continuing their preseni special work. PublicNotice The Next Sitting of the District Court AT LETHBRIDGE Will Open on Monday, June 22 l'.)08, nt 10 a.m., in the COURT nOUf?E at that place S B. WOODS, Doputy Attorney General Juno 1.5th, 1908 15(3-1 . ArinouhComont was niado today" of tho nppuaranco In this city on Thtfj-a-drtyi' Jdly a, ol MHlor lirbt^hors' 101 nnnch Wild West Show, tha^-roll. There are more than one hundred Indiana, many of them fresh from the wigwams of tho tribes who have their homes on the 101 Bancli land. K*-nowned chieftains and' warriors; sfjuaws, i)apoosos and Indian belles and beauties are among them. They are all making their first acquaintance with palo-facc civilization. The 101 Ranch Show travels in fifty specially con.structod railroad cars Perronnanccs will be given afternoon and evening, and it will introduce itself in the forenoon with a street parade which is unique in the annals of out-door pageants. It stretches more than a.mile In length, without circus tinsel or vaudeville Imitation. The roninnco' nnd adventure and fanciful spirit of tho West porvade it through-out. PR6l^ESSI0NAL CARDS madam norman ' , (OreheetraV Planlsto) Toaoliotv,6�,iplunolprto,sorgani &x\A. voleo pt'dSuoHon. v t^: visits ilbr ipcolvos ; ptiplis.^prcparn- w.8 \ on Wall work i j Addition. No ; [ reasbniable of- i fer refused., ' Jtie C.(B. Boiiiniiin Itgenc) \ PostOfficeBtock; Phone 200 i LQAteRAltrt, m:D.O;M.' 'l^cQill Phyfililtt'h, Surgd^n � 'A^cdUcher: '--r Offlao 014 ftcdpiithSt. (� * 'Phone 53 HourB-BeJfor^ Oi.m.'r i4.^7-S p.m. ^eon CtF.P.Conybparer K.C., D.O.L., B. Morton .Jonae, B. C. L CONYBEARE & aONES, Barristers, \ Solloitorfl, ,Eto. Offlco: Conybearo Block. Lethbrldge, Alt*. ; TO GET OUT OF USUReW" CLUTCH Ottawa. June 12.-Alphbnao De St. Jardin, of the House of Common^ staff, is head of a movement to organize tlio Civil Service Coopbrativd Trust and Loan Co.. for the purposd of keeping civil servants out of the clutches of usurers who it is said chnrged them at a rate of 100, 200 and 300 per cent, for loans. L. M. JOHNSTONE Barrister and Solicitor OfBco adjoining ^ Lethbridgei Union Bank, as-lyr Hin II ii.|iiiiii.|..M..M. Have Kou Seen our New Store Now Goods are arriving daily. Our stock consists of nothing but high-clasB goo.?8. We know where to bny and you will find the prices right, Take a look at our . Ladies' Waists Handpainted China -Fancy China in Tea and Dinner Sets Fresh Fruit Arrives Daily '  " ' ........, , Remember irr a week we will ask you to visit tho swelloat ICECREAM PARLOR IN THE WEST ' Chow Sam Co. McKELVIE & MeGUIRE'S OLD STAND l|H|.,j.|,|,,|.|..|,.|,|.,�.|,.|,.|,|.|.,|.|,|,.H �|.|,I,I,|,|,^I,I,I4.|,I,H,.|,|,|,.|,|,|..|, FOR SALE GREAT REVIVAL IN NEW YORK New York, June 13.-The biggest revival in New York city'flihce the death of D. L. Moody, has been plart ned under the leadership of Rev. Dr. David Hughes, father of the governor. Meetings %viU bo held from June 14 to September 20 in a new tent with seating capacity of 30,000 at Fifty-fifth Stret and Broadway. The best known evangelists of the world, the Revi J. Wilbur Chapnian, Dr. BrCck-enridge, the Scotch evangelist, and tho Rev. James Graco, of Chicago, have been brought here to concen trote tlicir efforts. Lethbrid^e Alberta J When you want a GOOD MEAL and want it in a hujry go the Ice Cream Fresh Fruit Oliver Block Phone 228 WANTED The Lethbridge public and tlie travelling public to know the Hub Gafe ifl asclean^ and upito-dale restauirant as there is in Alberta, and that strictly white help' is employed, Obarges moderate Specials Tonight Hot Rpast Turkey, Spring Ohickon, roast or fried; Ice Oream, Strawberry Oream OVER A BOTTLE  6! any one of our ciirf>onatod bev erages healths are pledged and good drink Ihcm lor they are the' puroBl health will 'surely "fbllow all who drinks sold, Pvire water, pure caue sugor and pure fruit flavors and ox tradta' only dro used in their manu facture. LETHBRIDGEBREWING& MALTING COMPANY, Ltd L�thbriage Neat of Owls tetlibridgo Noit ol Owla, , No. ,16�. wlJJ -'moots the flrst arid 'third 'Wodned'day of 'each' month In K, ojf p, Hdll. ' Q. 'v. * iioitjiY., Seoretnary 0, ROSB TATE, PreBldenl. M. PBIEST. Junior Fast Tiet. DBS. McOLURE & STEWART, Sur-" Dentists. Offloe,-Hours! Oa.m. to 1p.m. toBp.m. \ � ; HAMILTON & YOUNG-Eng'neers and Surv�yar�' Room 4-Whitney Block. w. 0. SIMMONS Advocate, Barrister, Etc. Office: Sputhard Block. ' R. Q. ADDISON Successor To B. C. MOORE Fiineral Director and Eri>balmer Oince-Noxt to Prosbytbrian; Oliuroh Office Phone 102. Residence 136. F. B. ROLFSON ARCHITECT Room B Whitney Block. 39-0 JAS. A. MACDONALD ARCHITECT Southard Block, Redpath Street Letlibrldge, Alta. ALVIN RIPLEY ACCOUNTINGi AUDITING, COL-LECTipiVlS and RENTALS i=^lre, Life and Accident Insurance I'Room 5 . . - Whitney Block Lethbridge Lpdee (39) A. F. & A. M., G. R. A, Regular meeting night, the tliird Thursday of each month in: tho Masonic Hall. P. 0. Block, al 8 p.m. Visiting brethren, will always .receive a hearty welcome. A.O.MESSER. G.V.STORKEY, W. M. -Secretary, P. O. Box 637. Canadian Order of Foresters Court Lethbridge No. 262 Meets in K. of P. Hall last Thursday of month. Visiting Brothron Welcome J. ROQEES, O.E. A. NEIDIG, F.S. UtiibridgeXerlello. Ill Meets Ist and ijrd M o n d ays in K. of P Hall- at 8 o'clock! Visiting brethren are cordially invited. �s.\cf::r)iyiT|s; :w;i?. 24-ly T. *J: WHITE,"^W-S Lcklge Pride^ ijf Alberta; No.^ 293. Sons of England Benefit Society Mw>t in tho Kiil�l.lji of Tyllilux Hall every flrst anfl third Tliursilivy la =thi>iiio.nth at 8 p.m. VlBlUag l.rc.Uiron nlwuye wul coino. . i .)' WuItorApiVieljy, Frc tUe month, -Employers roqulring oortifloated en. gineera, and engineers out ol employment, would do well to comniunlcate with UB. KOBERT NEVIN, Oliiot W; A. DIOKSON, Seorotnry. � 4Myrd-i� WOMEN'S CHRISTIAN T E M P E R A N C E U N I O N ' Meet in MothodlBt' Wesley' Ohuroh ovary third Friday In tho'month at 3,30 p. m. Visitors'ttlwoys welcome. MRS. A. E. - HTIMPimiEB, Pres. MRS. CHAS. MoOLENAGHAN. aa-O , Swretaiy. ;