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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 4, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta for the Week Wirelets Arcanged for Easy Reading Toronto, Ont., Feb. Mail .mud Empire's Ottawa correspondent .says Laurier may appeal to the coun- "try, early in November. The. Hague, Feb. Wil- and Prince Henry, her hus- had a miraculous escape from injury in a carriage accident ,--near the palace today. The prince the carriage in which her rmajesty was also seated. In a nar- part of -the road an .electric street car coming at .full speed, sud- collided with the vehicle be- dtare the prince could turn out. The was badly .wrecked, three -wheels being torn off but neither the queen nor the prince were hurt. Feb: Great Northern Pacific rail- irmys have" offered to the people of the United "ptates11 very cheap settlers and their actionTis expected to be followed by most-, lines east and south of St. Paul. Special excursions have been arranged from St. Paul during March, April end May. Thousands of settlers from all parts of the United States will make their homes in Al- fcerta and Saskatchewan this year. Tendon, Feb. jeomen en- Jnwchisetncirt bill passed its reading in the House of Commons by a vote ol 271 tff 9ft; And as soon as the news reached Westminster palace yard the waiting xrowds of women suffragists who bad abled there broke out into id after round of cheering. Measure, is identical with tie bill de- feated March 1907. Great crowds of awaited the result" near the flfouaa of Commons and strong def tachmenis of police had oeen brought to guard against possible dis- -turbances but beyond cheering there little demonstration. inal libel may also be made. ian newspapers in which denundato-! Ottawa, March -Albert Cle- ry diatribes against the clergy of nients Killam, chairman of the rail- the'city are made. Charges of crim- way commission of Canada, died this morning after a brief illness. He had jsuffered from pneumonia, his heart Chicago Feb. will be becoming affected and resulting in in Chicago within a his death. A week ago Saturday he month similar to the Denver at his office. Heavy work is said ation where the Rev. Father ;Leo', to have caused his 'collapse. a he Heinrichs was shot down while ad-: body will be sent at noon tomorrow ministering holy communion in St. Iw Winnipeg for interment. Mr Kil- Elizabeth's Boman Catholic was formerly a judge of the high asserted Chancellor "EM. Dunne, of Manitoba, the Chicago arch-diocese, last night, i He had been suffering from pneu- Tarn positive that anarchists, anti-: for only a few days. The sud- clericals, or whatever they call them- >n death Of Judge Killam came as selves, have prepared lists of great shock io the people 01 umaaa 1 fi and clergymen to be killed and I am None but his most intimate friends was ill and those who had no ldea that he waS m dan" certain that some Chicago man been marked "I am the most logical man for The- deceased had been suffering from a cold for about a week. He de- assination, and although I have thou-. sands of friends in the Italian colony, cided to "remain at home but as re- I also have many bitter enemas." ss, Hof df ?st he Father Dunn said if he was not taken to his bed. It was not until chosen to be murdered the other can- Thursday that symptoms of pneumon- ia developed and his illness com- didates will be either Archbishop Quigly, the very Rev. F. S. Angelina menced to cause apprehension on of the church of Assumption, or the the Part of D. Powell, the attending Rev. Father Francis Gordon, Bnshcana, Sask.. Feb. Doukhobors are still experiencing some lively times. Ever since the, ranks of the faithful were badly brok- en up last spring by the hundreds physician and relatives and friends. jOn Friday night he -had a distinct turn for the better and it was felt 'that he was on the mend but a sud- den turn for the worse came unex- hour Judge- Killain had passed away. DEATH AT RAYMOND Demise of Eric Cantata and Social Function Feb.. Eric Eck- land passed away during the night at the advanced age of 87. He was a native of Northern Sweden emi- grated to Utah in 1S66. He leaves a widow and two sons, with one of which Mr. Niels Eckland of Raymond he has made his home during the last two years. The Caatatta entitled "The Garden of Singing was given last evening at the Assembly Hall under the direction of Miss Effa Skouson. It was brief and enjoyable, showed marked musical talent and ability. The dance which followed was as usual a great success. Mrs. John Gordon entertained on Monday last in honor of Mrs. Mc- in Raymond. She was kept, quite busy receiving a large number of friends between the hours of three j and five o'clock. Mr. R. A. van Orman was in from Taber. Mr. W. Spackman, Mr. G. H. Bak- er and Mr. J .Richards came in fronr Stirling today. COMMITTEE'S REPORT ON GAS WELL No Recommendation is Made to the Council-No Counter Proposition A. Nsw Coa! Mine Opened ing on Homesteads' News -Other leaving" the communities, there has March- session of House of Commons which began three on Thursday came which has resulted in several assault i to an end at .'midnight on Saturday, cases, ast week Lieut. Hoyne, of the j the business of the house being held Mounted Police went out to one ior fifty-seven hours. Accordm- een bad blood the communists existing between and independents at Warner, Feb. -G. Smith and the village contract ors, are putting up shanties on their homesteads at Milk -River.. Mrs. T. B. Sargrant has been under, the weather for the past week. W.-sEL Soice has been suffering from a bad attack of eczema but we of the'to the tfle delay was glad to report, is a little, better. the villages to summon some Doukohobors to answer before to the refusal, of the government to justice of the peace. On his arrival Produce to was fc get out of the village entitled- The government ould not recognize the acterized it as pure obstinacy. The dePuty speaker. Chas MarcH, legal Tpers. In company with three other officers he went out the second was time to make arrests. They were ae chair practically tl of the fifty-seven hours, the House was in session and gave a great -ex- i met by the whole communitv, men and women, numbering about a hun- himioa not of endurance but of Mr. Gustavo.'Hive, has nailed up his sign and is now in condition to do anything in the shoe repair line, James Tupper and John Thompson to and in the event of a' sufficient quantity of gus being found .the'ctty to pay the company an addi- tj 1 for the present hole and land on which it is situate. 3. The company to continue- drill- ing the conditions mentioned in the hist preceding proposition and in the event of gas in sufficient quan- tity being found at or before the depth of feet is reached the city to increase the suid payment of by an .additional payment by way of a. bonus of None of those propositions., have been found acceptable by the Electric i Light Company. That .Company in- itiists that the present hole shall be purchased by the city before the city will be allowed to drill in, it. Your committee are unable to "re- commend present hole be'j purchased for any sum acceptable to j The following is the report that is Electric Company in view'.of its j present condition and the very great to be submitted to the council by the special committee appointed to negotiate with''the Electric Light Co. To the Mayor and Council of Leth- Your special committee appointed- to meet and- endeavor to arrange with representatives oi the Electric Light Company for the prosecution of gas exploration m the city beg to report that after several interviews with the company we are unable to arrive at any arrangement which we are prepared to recommend to. xvejj en.. Through the courtesy of Mr. A. M. Grace we were enabled to have the advice of an expert and the report of Mr. W.'H. Haiumon is submitted herewith. You will note that it deals, not only with fuch general physical conditions here as-they ex- isted and. his inference therefrom as to the existence of gas, but also, with the present well drilled by tie Electric Company. As to the present well, Mr. Ham- mon reports as follows: "As regard the well already drilled, the rig is somewhat light and low for very, deep drilling. In our Pennsylvania ued to a depth necessary to demon- strate to any certainty whether gas in sufficient, quantity is to be found in the city limits or not. In conclusion we have to say that, while we are prepared to recommend for your adoption any one of the above three propositions we are of the opinion that the prosecution of drilling in the present .well, will (through necessarily slow progress, ase of smaller casing, than be used in commencing a new. nd therefore be on our hands wbiml and useless, and delay) result, in an iltimate expenditure und very larger than would be the case in com mencing a new with our' own plant. Wrestler Found Guilty of Non-support of His Wife Fcb: Free Press Information was laid against Jas. "Winnipeg, Feb. Ash-! dred or more. The women were plac- Patience also. down has received several threaten-i ed in front and a hard struggle en- Mr. Brodeur was also in his seat 5ng letters. Expert examination has sued. The officers were helpless and Poetically aU of the time, and that' these letters were writ- ien by the same person. returned to town and wired their re- number of the members did not town, port to the government asking for leave _the.. precincts of the House The first letter" contained a demand- further instructions. In the mean- Curing Saturday there were one or for in cash. If the monev was time friends obstreperous two warm exchanges between Messrs. placed under a black cloth near J Doukhobors induced them to come to Brodeur and Foster, the former chal- lenging that the obstruction was due French denying this with some heat and asserting that .it was merely a matter of principle ihe sidewalk in front -of the Mayor's t "house at 8 o'clock on the evening fol- t lowing the receipt- ol t-he leM-ers, the -writer threatened. to blow up the Curiously enough the date n and make their appearance at 'trial at Caaora. to the fact that he was a Canadian and Mr. Foster Mrs. Ashdown were friends at an "At Home." Detectives i OD the watch at the hour named nothing developed. Juneau, Alaska, Feb. Ser- j miners, one union and the other iion-union died yesterday and the liurial of one almost precipitated a! riot in which, the police were called en to restore order. ,-The union man "was buned peaceablv, c priest in charge of the -yices attempted to say mass for the j non-union miner he found the cKurch I door locked. A mob of 200 union men j requested, the priest to refuse to bury j 6d attitude the cf the Tatsu Maru and demimds both an twelve and the House adjourned. apology and an indemnity from _ j China. The foreign office wants to j submit the entire question to a mixed I court. This is refused by the Jap- was relieve when the clock struck Q., Feb. Because he aB a materialist and did not go to very often, local" Roman Ca- anese government unless, the vessel tbolic authorities refused to grant has first been released and an apol- Catholic burial- to Professor Pn'eter, ogy made for the insult to the flag. Of Laval Polytechnic school who died It appears that the Tatsu was reg- some 1 ii -i.-l to purchase the lighting plant M'. ab- ove method of valuation at--! ;..i n addition to the Electric the sum of for the hole and lands on which it is siL.i n't f not sufficient quantity -'ns te bund then nothing n.e P-UM for --he present hole but the city f it deemed proper, tak.; ,ion on the lighting pi uat. of the said plant company in 10 i- 5 yir ,uK s-iJll. p Ms aid for in the well if drilling :orstinudd by the city. 2. That the Electric Co. continue irilling the present well and the pay therefor per foot and furnish casing for every foot drilled T, :to the abolition of religious teachings, like Ramsay should sink so low as to _, e in the schools. The motion brought allow their brute natures to control: _ in the chamber of deputies by the- them, almost forfeiting the right to ba called human beings. r r T JT> plete abolition of such teachings was; Magistrate Layton sentenced Kam-: to say to six months' imprisonment, but the sentence was suspended on condition that he leave town imme- diately. He went west that night in company with. Captain Duncan Ross. Socialist party proposing the ition of s defeated by a vote' 333 to-106. The- bill was suported only by the social- ists, the radical republicans and a, few Conservatives. OLD TIMERS' BANQUET i Winnipeg, Feb. annual ALL ABOUT THE CONGO banquet of the Old Timers Bnwsels, Feb. recent de-, was held at the Royal Alexandra lasfc bate m the British House of Com- i night and was a most successful mons and-the speech of Sir Edward 1 function. The attendance was large- Grey, relative to the Oongo situation has caused a deep impression in po- litical circles here. The differences between King Leopold and the Bel- gian Parliament still continues over the question, of the annexation of the Congo Independent State. It is reported that King Leopold demands a civil list of from the Congo and the various parties are showing signs of impatience. It is even con- sidered probable that the Belgian Parliament will. abondon the Congo Free State altogether unless a prompt decision is reached. and the speeches full of reminiscenc- es of former years of the history or the province. H. W. better known as 'Big Bear' who was captured by Big "the chief in the rebellion of 1885 presid- ed. The Rev. John MeDougall, of Cal- gary, the oldest missionary in the- North-West was present. MJSTARD'S RELIEV- ES NEURALGIA. The Garbutt Business College Of Califa.rr modern COUTH- ia Te eirrnpby, and Business, employs teacherR, j-ountr' people 'for inriepi'n'ionce and duct-we Write for pronpectnK "L." any time. 37-0 F. G. GARBUTT, Principal DON'T BUY Material for your shed, bani or house nntill you have seen our i Ship-lap Finest material on the market at closest "price" yet Carload each of fresh Lime, "Wood .Fibre Plaster and Cement in stock. t Rogers-Cunningham Lumber Co. Ltd, Letlihriilqe, Tiber, Siiriiq, RsjfigQRd, Ragratti, Coleridge ;