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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 11, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta Telegraphic News for the Week Live Wirclcts Arranged for Easy Reading this eveninf for Montreal to play the for the Stanley Oup. Winnipeg, March v Maple, Hamilton, Ont., March i, of Manitoba league white, one f the best known physi- ans of Hamilton, died at ihe city hospital as a result of blood poison- ing. He watching a patient be- ing operated upon, some days ago when the surgeon performing the op- eration dropped an instrument. Dr. White picked it up and not having Montreal, March hockey match last night between the Wan- and was won by ihe "Wanderers by the score of 6 to Sydney, X. S., -March case o black leprosy was discovered in family named Campbell at Camper tad, Richmond couaty. Lb UB11 bUUC WUC OWWJ I i A-L i. v rubber gloves on, poison off the m- 3 in favor of the Shamrocks but thej1" w _ v. _, ,_, j .v strument touched a scratch on his outplayed them m the "second hall hand. March tragic acci- -Christiana... March ap Ant marred the recent carnival cele- insane. fired 011 the royal at thc village of Salsa, in, castic here with a Remington riile at Bntkoneoa province. A man his QOOn today. A dozen bullets were Nesbitt, Man., March house and office was burn ed yesterday. The doctor and hi family escaped with only thei clothes. Loss Toronto. Ont., March in favor of imposition, by the Legis lature of regulations to control auto mobiles are pouring in upon mem hers. Barcelona. March Alfonso arived" in this city today and proceed two-sons gave representations of the discharged, several of which passed led to the residence of General Linar of King Carlos. One through the windows .and imbedded jes, captain general Catalonia, where at the sons, who was impersonating; .themselves in the interior wall of the Buica, the assassin, shot and killed castle. The man was promptly seiz- father who was made up as a by pOjjce aruj disarmed. At franco, with a revolver which he be- the palace station he declared that Jieved was not loaded. The youth' it was his intention to kill King aras grief stricken over the tragedy Haakon. jmd with difficulty was prevented from killing biraseli- Toronto, Ont., March 10. -Thc les- Cap'e Si- Ignace, Que., March convent of the sisters of_ charity >3jere was destroyed by fire yesterday, The loss will be with insur- ance of The scholars were in time and marched out to safety. son of the recent Cleveland horror has resulted in the minister of educa- tion for> Ontario sending out circulars to all' inspectors requesting them to see that the schools in their districts are properly equipped with fire es- capes and that the doors' open out- wards, j he will stay during, his visit here Order was maintained throughou Barcelona. Ottawa, March a meeting f the public accounts committee this Ixmdon, March labor troubles are still threatening- Iii the cotton trade and among of the northeast coast, i morning. Dr. Keid, Grenville, com- Noticea were posted yesterday thrao.- {plained that the Interior Department the lockout of cotton! refused to send over documents ex- Ives in the Colae and Xelsoa the ses- districts while the engineers tfho Hamilton, Ont.; March Cataract Power company has obtain ed control of the Hamilton, Grimsby and Beamsville Electric Kail which for some time was held by. t Grand Trunk through the Canadian Express company. Vancouver, B. C-, Marcn Martin, K. C., wil leave in October for England, where he wiU take legal work before thf privy council. He also intends to enter political journ alism and probably eventually enter political life in the old country. Toronto, Ont., March Brown. leader of the Oppo This he said was inconvenient! .in vttzz-zx jrsJSL" it understanding that Mr. Oliver' had Ionized, they can carry local option the province, except in Win- Brandon, and Portage la Prai- Irailding fight along the lyne by a large majority in ths compromise affected with, the employ- by David Lloyd George, president of tlie Board of Trade. Notwith- standing this. Mr. Lloyd George is -eoatinuing Ms efforts to arrange a settlement of cbe trouble. said he was quite willing to forward papers whenever asked to do so by j the committee. He said there would be no trouble in obtaining the copies Mr. Pugsley asked that the al1 CLOSE OF THE LEGISLATURE A VERY IMPORTANT SESSION Proceedings ot Prorogation Took Place at Edmonton A Review of the Many Measures That Became Law Edmonton; March third tempered with justice and humanity session of the first legislature of Al- berta was prorogued by His Honor, the Lieutenant Governor yesterday with all pomp and pageantry the re- sources of the capital could, afford. As each season goes by there is a in giving expression to the social contract on which the state is founded. The Compensation Act places labor in its' true relation to industry. The best feature of German labor legisla- tion is embodied in the act. This is the -Bismarckian principle of elimin- s_ ii____ on in puouc lu utese j functions. -Last year a great crowd gathered in. Mackay street school to .vitnesa the closing ceremonies. The members, .themselves were so impres- sed with it actually had i flashlight photograph taken. This rear about one-third of the seats were Conspicuously so was the oench ,6f the' leader of the Opposition vho flew his kite last Friday after molding up the House for another veek, but not before he begged his .essional indemnity. The Lieutenant Governor was es- corted by 12 troopers and a trumpeter. was attended' by his aide de camp, t: _W orsley, and Iiis secretary, Mr. -H. Babitt. Before entering the hamber the aide-de-camp announced iis Honor, and the whole assemblage to their feet while the King's epresentative" took his position in he Speaker's' chair." Immediately ae clerk of the House read the var- ous bills that Had passed the several the Houeej to arriving at a cause for compensation. Compensation is placed as a charge upon industry. The workman works not only for himself but for the com- munity. His is often dangerous. In fact statistics indicate that the ma- jority of accidents are caused not by negligence of the -workman, but by the danger inherent in the nature of the .industry. On. this basis then the compensation should be borne by the be computed in the manufacturing cost. It is possible to arrive at the probabilities of injury on an actual basis as is done in life, insurance. In this way the employer' is abla to estimate his risk and fix the, cost accordingly. Oposition often allied with a mem- ber of the government in checkmating an attack from a coterie of ffovern- luent Kupporterv, while it not infre- quently happens that one side committee relies upon the Opposition who may hold the balance of power, to carry their views over their-oppon- ents: The busiest committees of the House are generally the committees on miscellaneous and private bills and municipal law: The latter com- mittee were actually badgered past limits of patience this session. Almost every town and city in the province 'were represented -before W. R. DOBBIN BACK Big Flew tf Emigrant! Thfo District W. K. Dobbin, the well known real estate man returned this morn- ing from a holiday" extending over nearly three spent chiefly around his homa in Iowa. Mr. Dobbin says that down in the Mississippi Valley -the people havof lots of money but are a little .uneasy aa to investment in new things. The deposits in-the banks are larger than they have years, one bank having the greatest amount in committee seeking some of forty years. ments to their charters. One member j" This "year affords the greatest op- of the committee after a long sitting portunity Southern Alberta has ever of the committee exclaimed in des- peration that he expected the next request would be th'e right of the cit- had. The Country, especially the- Lethbridge district is well advertised in the Mississippi Valley, thanks bers of the council ...Doara.- n sucn A wise provision of the bill renders it inapplicable to farm work. izens to gib'bet the obnoxious mem-j chiefly to the O. W. Kerr Co. The people there want juat a little more- persuading and assurance as to what- this country has done and can do.. Mr. Dobbin thinks that, the different- cvermade he would willingly support it. General Municipal Act The upshot of the vast .number 0f'Places in Southern Alberta should: requests "respecting amendments to to get a car to send down s witb city "charters is that a general muni- though that country a display j cipal act will be prepared by the gov- tlie people. It wouldjj ernmentr.and submitted to the Legis- lature next -session. To the visitor in the galleries of, the legislature the sessions of the! t_, _ Legislature seem' sometimes too the Council and Board of Trade- j an affair. There is nothing the reg-fhave that it takes money and', gular or casual visitor to the House to helP along a new place. He-j enjoys..-more than a debate, iventured a suggestion that the Board j especially when government member of Trade ehould have a building on settlers with a rush as mem I a little money saved up are j to get on to the land. He expressed pleasure at seeing takes issue with meas-ithc north side of square to.be- JThere' has been little of M. an office and display rooms, a list of the ure. In passing the compensation act nd the eight hour law the govern- ment were largely 'J pyrotechnics of debate this session. and incidentally !The difference between the rupport- licensed real estate men of 'ors of the government-and the man- is the time for judicious adver-; Ottawa. March is rumored to- any such statement. alight that Judge P. Mabee has been i appointed chairman of the Dominion a're u, -Zfiailway Commission and that" Hon. Frank LatcMord will succeed1. 3fabee. There is no confirmation of i this- vpt -and rTrm. Frank Latchford has not been told of it. A later despatch says: Mr. Justice Mabee of I charge made by W. H- Bennett, Sim- coe, that the 'dredge packet was paid j for working in two places at the same time be looked into. This -was demed the House; to which His lonor assented in silence. The clerk arning to the members again per- orrned the last, act in making the orty bills of the session the statute aw of Alberta by -prononucing the jrmula, "lii His Majesty's name, oth His Honor the Lieutenant Gov- Ttor ssssst to these .bills." The Speaker then performed an act hich is an anomoly in our Parlia- Snowflake. Man., March imentary custom, but carries the im- splendid. farm house and outbuild- xgination back to the absolutism of t hour law the govern- berg of the executive are generally. ii3inS of this district, especially rgely guided by the in caucns. This organization impress the American people with tence taken by the coal commission, j or fcature of the party systeni is one tne fact- that the Lethbridgc district rn framing the measure the CQmes into the ininds of .needed no government seed grain. :of Robert Mille, were burned yes- terday afternoon with entire con- tents. The family were absent from home at the time of the fire. Edmonton, March, its :-re- port-of; uie'closing- proceeuiujjo of tne r j legislature, the Bulletin had the fol- j lowing-: At the close of proceedings the high the traditional destruction of the old Toronto, Ont., March this morning did damage to the thft1-.premises and stock .of! Miller Manufacturing Company, Ltd., Mutual, street. court it is said, -will have the chair- jmanship of the board of railway com- missioners if he desires the post. Justice Mabee. however, is not anx- ious to leave the bench for the more strenuous chairmanship of the.-board-; Me takes the vietr that he -would aim ut Mr. Eicbert's fedora heaci- xather do less work. There is little gear, and it is oa record that hit Hkelihood it is said, of his being ap- i it. pointed chairman, as he declines to i take it for less than i bills and the casting away of ses- sional cares and differences was cel- ebrated, and most of the members in attendance yesterday took part. One genial and dignified member of the was seen to take rosruish Toronto, Ont., March Justice Meredith this morning gave orders that the action taken by the against the former directors should be tried before a single judge instead of going to judge and. jury. the Angevin and Norman k5.ngs of England. He presented a request'to She King's representative for the sup- ply for the coming year.; Few saw the irony; of the legislature asking the Crown for the right to spend its own money. It is and to ancient' forms; coupled with a true democratic spirit.that is the strength and glory of the British constitution and, its transcrip in every colony under .the flag. His Honor of course, graciously as- sented to let the legislature spend its own money for one Next nest had all the sT3.ila.ble clftta and lave fairly succeeded in evolving a neasure that protects the miner from :he rapacity or negligence of the and at the same time en- forces care and competency upon the ainer by permitting none but skill- to work in the mines. Tae drainage act was one that was leeded in.this province and as stated in His Honor's message it -will great- ly facilitate the opening of the coun- TV in making it possible to build the public when making their judg- is selling it to supply other plac- CbARESHOLM CULLINGS- 'merits. Consequently when a-meas- ure passes through the various stages j of the House without violent or even j moderate opposition the spectators; from the galleries make .up their! -i Hi a i Queens note So "s, minds the government, bap "buffalo-; x s ed" their supporters and is carrying.: tilings through with a high hand. J A peep behind the scenes in caucus' Claresbolm, March Queen would often reveal a minister at bay hotel has changed hands, having be-x or nor- de combat before the mem- sold .-oads through districts that Ottie L. Taylor to Harry of the Ontario Bank year they will -ask him again and he kelson, B. C-, March -.rill just as graciously give Iiis as- sent. The Lieutenant then read a congratulatory. message thanking the niember.s for -their diligence and The members for Rosebud, Vegre- vilic and Were each a lively largest shipment of silver devotion to oublic duty and absolved orejthem frora attendance until caUed a Judge Mabee is a judge oi the high baskets, bills and final- [ever made in Canada left the Consoli-I MS" pleasure next year. As soon as -court of Ontario. He formerly prac- tised law at Stratford, Out. ly overshoes being- sent Hying pro- f datad Minin" iniscuously about the Legislative; Sou. Fftdik Latchford was minister Hall in tantalizing proximity to the' t OOuiettboul. 'Foruveiity Shoop j tiian is j.t "wiii be an ari- to i i nr. nrtMcrinUntia OpiuiS. I tO .rjUrOIH3: and Othor CO1U1- Ami I tri'tvs and not to tho United 4tte says "PiitJton thclfcbel. M poisons are in your Confh >fSnare." Gooal IleKftftcrfor others. insist on Dr. Shoop's become anything but an expense, ac- years has been' pressing upon thej collated to win by sticking to his cording to Mr. Stephens. It will not; United States to adopt stringent reg-t game and meeting the house and de- moet oxponsfts and it will cost more ulations to. -preserve the fish life, j livering .'his criticisms, against the but without avail. rHffioiikv Tiie session tho.t has just closed has criticbed by a section of the presrf on the score that the members have'shown too much complacency in discussing the various government measures. An intimate acquaintance with the doinga of the legislature will dispel this idea. The ordinary i visitor to the galleries of the Legis- lature only see a part of'tuc'Legis- lature. A vast amount of public business is done in committee before the House -assembles each day. Com- mittee work has been a. feature of this session. In committee the or- dinary member the so-called back- bencher comes out of his shell and The reason was] clauses that did not.meet his aproval ventures wholesome and formidable mutilated. MUSTARD'S L.-XIMENT RELIEV- ES NEURALGIA. The Business College Of Calvary connKx in Te (j'lTd.pliy, and BosiiiWfi, umploya' eTpprt ipacbfti-s, yontiir people for am] for pfOfpwtna "L." any time. 37-0 F. G. GARBUTT. Principal t DON'T BUY i t Couth Cure. No marks oi> Dr. Shoop's none in the .medicine, else it must by IMT be oruhc And it's not only safe, but it wmu'ii to be by tiiosetnat'imowit truirTe- iMutable Tafea no chance miticularly with your children. Insist on 3Dr. 8boo'j's Coush Compure carefally the m. fihoop ixaokare viih others und note No poison marks there! You" can be on thc sixfc side by deniftndlnt Dr. Shoop's Cough Cure "ALL DEALERS" The. date of the finishing of'thc canal lu: fixes as January 1915. The idea ..of tho canal being of great value to the United States in timo nf wnrfaro, American naval forces can to quickly sent from one coast to the other, .he says, is utterly absurd. It, would take days for tho ships to around and during that time hostile., shells..WHIM h.ivc done their work. Mr. Stephens believes that it would be a far wiser plan of defence to put thc money that the canal will cost into a greater navy. to ajrree. Influential tc5W loi south. by hi; When ts the the house assembled The Material for yeur shed, barn or house tintill you have seen our i 4m. Ship-lap Finest material on the market at yet I t criticism cans connected with fisheries lor '.the again the fight aginst the measure 30 past two or three years have realized dangerous in the- eyes of the Opposi- that something must be done to savej'tion leader was thrown on the bisect- on Lake Champlnin, and they liave woirkcd zealously for the treaty. The fishery regulations under tho treaty will be on-the. same lines as the existing Canadian regulations although a little more stringent. Close seasons will be rigidly observed. MINAUD'S LINIMENT. BURNS, ETC. CURES The session has been a fairly, fruit- ful one. Three acts are outstanding, viz. the Compensation. the Eight- hour Law and the DrainrtcA Act. TV first two measures have been widely discussed by tho labor "Organizations and the press of eastern and western Canada.''Generally the x-erdict is flat- laws place Alberta ir thc van of statoa where legislation is coine up for consideration. The! modest member avails himeelf of the} opportunity to advance his views without becoming the cynosure of doubtful advertisement of a newspa- per report. The proceedings in com- mittee are less formal. What js lack- ing in form is compensated by earnest discussion and .analysis. Party lines are obliterated in the committee.' Each member gives expression to his own opinions without reserve or fear and his dialectical and oratorical skill has untrammelled sway. The Caj-load each of fresh Lime, Wood Fibre Plaster and Cement in stock. i Rogers-Cunningham Lumber Co., Ltd. LethbrMge, Tiber, Stirliig, Rajiud, lagratli, Coleriige ;