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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 25, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta The Lethbridge Daily VOL. II. UETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA, FRIDAY, JUNE 25, 1909. NO. 165. BETTER MAIL SERVICE IS WANTED Board Of Trade Will Take Up Matter With the Officials on the Alberta Kiver JJow (iocs this The Hoard of T ratio is of the opinion that it is an improvement, and at its regular meeting ;il the Alexandra, at noon tleci.-ied to bring- all the irilluem'e. it co'idi muster to induce i hi- depariiiieni to have the name chungO'd from the Belly to the Al- i.H'ftii. The choice hetwecn St. Mary's, Mokowan ;i.nd the Albem. All tlir> Boards of Trade or coun- cils when- i he re is not a. board will hi.- aske-fl to co'operate in the effort, as will also the government, and the Associated Hoards of Trade. During the discussion it was brought out that i ho Saskatchewan has a river bearing its name, although it rises in Alberta, and although Al- berta does not begrudge any honor attached, siiil Alberta should have a distinctive name for one 01 her rivA ers. Hence an effort will be made to have tho river go by the name of The Alberta up to the point whore it joins the north Saskatchewan or at least a.s far aw the point where it leaves this province. C. F. P. Cony- beare, W. A. Buchanan M.P.P., E.U. Rylands and others offered sugges- .tions regarding the matter which the board decided to follow. The boarxl granted the request of the Canadian Club to be allowed per- mission to raise the rhu: on the Pub- licity "Building on .July 1st and Oth- er suitable occasions. At the sugges- tion of the mayor the contractor's permission will be asked until the building is completed. No Grant to Band The Jotter from the vice president of the that it be given a 'rant TO send it to Winnipeg; aifain road. Mayor Henderson spoke of the work of the band and thought it should -be given some remuneration i'or playing two or three nigiits a week on the square. The presklent stated that in conver- sation with the members oi both the council and the board of trade the general opinion was that if the band sent the money should be raised by private subscription. With few exceptions the Board decided that the idea was a poor investment an ad. for the city and that it is not a matter for the Board of Trade to deal with. If the band were to be given a grant for playing on the square, the city council was thp proper body to make such srrant. been established still the towns be- tween Lethbridge and the Hat have no better mail facilities than form- erly and at Mr. Rylands' suggestion, the Department will bo asked to put a mail car "ii the westbound that reaches this'city in the afternoon. Tlie Board will wire Sir Thomas Shaughnessy direct stating that the city d'-sires to acknowledge the act of tin.- C. P. R. in placing the bridge here and if he can remain over at Lethbridge a day "ii trip west the city will celebrate the opening of the bridge by declaring a holiday, and tendering him a. banquet. SEVENEEN DEAD Wehrtun. Pti., Jun- sev- enteen dead and sixteen injured, it's the upiniun that every one of the men hav been accounted for in the mine explosion here. ENGINEERS VISIT SRIDGE WHEAT NOW THREE FEET HIGH A NEW CANADIAN KNIGHT A. L. poster Has 55O Acres Of Winter Wheat This year some winter wheat- better than others but A. L. Foster J a field of 550 acres of which ho may well b-- proud. Mr. Foster had in the city this moniini: a stool "f fifty-five straws from ..uo kernel. Th-1- wheat stands thirty-six inches land is Iv-iiding out. Tin.- whole j is like uie He has oil) i acres rnorr that is not nuite as WILL CUT OFF HANDS ON I.C.R. HON R. W. SCOTT Who Has Just Been Knighted by the King STRIKE IS Economy Is To Be Practised By New Board Will te Complete Middle Of Month the J. K. Schwitztjr. assistant chief en- gineer C. P. R. Western lines, Win- nipeg-: C. X. M'lnsarrat, engineer of C. P. R. bridges from Montreal and C. C. Schneider, consulting engineer of bridges all over North America. were in thp city today making an in- spection of the nt-w bridge. To a Herald reporter they stated that it is expected that the bridge will be completed about July 15th. when con- struction irains will be. run over it and the new line will be pushed right ahead towards Macleod and Calgary. Already ties are being piled in the yards here. The party left this af- ternoon to visit the bridge at the Old Mail river which it is expected finished about the time track will bi laying reaches it from this end. Mr. president and band asking Schneider spoke of a big bridge sim- ilar to the one 'here, the Kinzua via- duct on the Erie .Ry. But it is not so long as this bridge. He regretted very much .it not being able to accept the offer of a citizen for an auto trip around the city, lor from what ho saw he wa3 very well pleased with the citv. TELEGRAPHIC BRIEFS Samuel Rabonvich. a peddler, was shot near Brandon by a young name unknown, whom he refused to jrive ii lift. The peddler drove into the city and was treated by doctors. The Conciliation Board appointed by the Dominion government to ad- just the difference existing betwen the United Mine Workers and Nova Sco- tia Steel and Coal Company met to- Report of the Convention day. The principal business for the Board is the demand of the Mine Workers for 'an increase of twenty per cent, in the rate paid to miners In giving a report of the convention i using closed lights. An increase of at Saskatoon, Secretary McNicol stat- i five per cent, was granted to this ed that the resolutions had been made: class of workers by the company some a study of by many of the boards pre-' time ago at the instance of the P. vious to the convention. He spoke of-W. A. the entertainment provided by the! The steel workers of the Canada Saskatoon Board and explained why i Bridge Company employed on the the convention was given to transcontinental bridge over the don this year, and how Lethbridge; Winnipeg river have been On strike was practically sure of the 1911 Monday in sympathy with the vention. employees of the same company who The other delegate, W. A. Buchan-j went on strike at Fort William, an. M. P. P., stated that previous to j Premier Scott has determined the the convention the Associated Boards current rate which shall obtain TORONTO COLLEGE WEDDING Toronto, June -vent of es- pecial to the graduates of Victoria College today was the wed- ding of Bessie A. Limrham. ClasH '04.. to the Rev. Allan a Farrell, Class 'OJ. The- former is widely known in Y.W.C.A. work in Montreal. Toronto and Detroit, while the latter, is the Methodist minister at Medicine Hat, Aha. St. John. N. B., June In- tercoionial Railway Board oi Mail-1 Kgrinent as a result of a tour over the main line and brunches, has inangu- ref'-rms and economies that if is estimated will reduce {he expendi- tures by a quarter a million an- :ulally without impairing Jtht.- sorvico of road, and it is believed will improve it. Orders have been issued for the reduction of the office staff at and at the car shop.-, and more than t-iiL'hty haixls will be dropped. Ono hundred and twenty-five dismis- j.-al.; have been ordered at Halifax, one St. FLavie Jet., nineteen at Chaudi- International Jct nv lv at x. s j eleven at iruro, six at Campbellton i and twenty-four at Sydney. There are no notices of dismissals at St. John yet, but they an1 expect- ed. BREWING COMPANY WINS APPEAL Against Decision Given In Cou't at Cardston appeal of the Lethbridge Brew- ery and Malting Co.. for shipping li- quor to Cardston in a local option dis- trict was tried before hi.s Honor Judge Winter. C. F. Harris acted for the attorney general and L. M. John- stone for the appellant. The Lethbridge Brewing and Malt- ing Cu. were convicted and fined and c at Revolstoke and thus escaped the at- tention of the hold-up men. Tt is now the firm belief of the police that it was the box of gold that the ban- that Master Stanley arrived from River on the local yesterday. High Mr. dits; were after and that they ob- tained knowledge of its cnminc through a confederate somewhere along the line of the C.P.R. between Calgary and Kamloops, Perry will preach on Sunday in Wes- ley church, to which church he has come to Exposition to anv great J appointed by conference. extent vet. Hut who are there j Thos. Ward rope, of D.. not mere information. Mr. O'Halloran ha.- but are after visited all the Dominion Experimental Farms in the West to get bettor acquainted with their a flairs. Tie visited Brandon, In- dian Head. Rosthern (which is just being Lacombc and Agas- sez on his way to Seattle and Leth- bridge on his way back. is in the city with a party of land buyers. Mr. Wardrop himself invest- ed quite heavily in farm lands in district several months ago and has recently been offered a substantial advance above the price be then paid but he considers holdings about the best possible investment that can be made, and so refuged offer. ;