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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - March 15, 1906, Lethbridge, Alberta Lethbridge Herald VOLUME 1 LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA. THURSDAY, MARCH f5, 1900. NUMBER V0 The Removal Sale is now in full swing. There are many new lines for spring which it is desirable to clear out at once before removal. HUDSON'S BAY The of Commerce HEAD PFFICE, TORONTO I^i6upj>ipttal. |IO.OOO,OM RcservclFiiiid, HS00.000 HON. iGEO. A COX, PretWent B. E. WALKER G^n'l Manager ALEX LAIRD,|Aut. Gea'l Manascr 135 B RANCH ES IN CAlf ADA AND THIS UNITED STATES A feneral Baokiai Basiaesx traasicted. AccMto my be oycMd uU cmh ducted by aail with ail braoclws �f thia Bolt. SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT. Deposits of $1 and upwards received, aad iatere8talio#e4atcwrMtraict.. iaterest added to the deposit twice is Mch year, at the eai of May and November. The depositor is subject to May .wiutem in the withdrawai of whoie or aay.portlofl^ tlMfcpaalt. Letrihbdge, (Aita.,) Branch C. G. K. NOURSE. MANAOER WE HAVE LEFT A FEW HEATERS AT ROCK BOTTOM PRICES THE LEADING PLUMBERS AND STEAMFTTTERS ESTIMATES CHEERFULLY GIVEN ON ALL CLASSES OF WORK. JOBBING PROMPTLY ATTENDED TO Rick Si Olakely Bank of Montreal ESTABLISHED 1817 Capital ail paid up...................tumm Reserved Fund...................... lff.MIJM Baiaace Profit aad Loss............... Head Office, Montreal f RESIDENT: RIQHT HON. LORD STBATIICOMA AMD,1IOUtl1ates Lethbridge Branch - S.'.:.";"^^' FIRST ALBERTA LEGISLATURE OPENS Important Legislation is Foreshadowed in the Speech rrom the Throne People rrom ail over the Province Gather View Opening Proceedings. at Edmonton to (Special to Herald.) Edmonton; March 15. The 8|)eech from the Throne feresbacl-owa legislation of a very imfort-ant nature, including aid to dairy-injg;, increased aid to exhibitions, legiaiation ro brands, pure, clean cattle, raising, provision for insane, better telephone communication, amendments to mechanics lien, to public health act, preliminary atepa to the establishment of a university, amendments to law regulating coal mines, and legislation re land titles. Ekimontoi!, March 15.-(Special to the Herald)-The opening ceremonies of the first Legislature of the Province ot Alberta, which takes place here this afternoon, will ttf held in the Thistle" Kink. For ttio purpose of the Government during; the session, fhe assembly room in the MacKa,v Avenue sehoo'l wMltoo usc�l,"'but �s this room is niU([^ too .small to accommodate the larBev'nuinber. who will atteiid the opening. Premier Rutherford decided last week to lease the rink, w^hich has a seating capacityof 3,000. As ihe rink is also used as an aud-it�i^(^m";*nit^m^�,^^^ and os it has a beautiful floor aiid higii,"| arcfring roof;.with plenty of lieht and perfect acoustic properbifs, it maiwa en , Ideal vPlace. which to hoiti the opening. A toockipy match was held no later than Momlay night, and the wcath-alth'ough sunshiny �and springlike 18 9tHI' a little cool in the e'wniii'gs, but as the floor was overlaid witli sawdust before flooding, there wan no difllculty in giftting^ it cleared of ice in time for today'.s proceodings! 'tho ceremony itself will bo unostentatious'. The Logisla'luro galivers in the building at 2.30 p. ni., end in aficonlaiicc' "with the ancient parliamentary custom, a courier is sent to notify the Lieutenant-Governor that they are assembled to conduct the couhiry's busii*ess. TJie Gtjvcmor is escorted by a body guai-d of 50 ot the Royal Northwest Mounted Police, who accompany him from the gubernatorial mansion, ^hioh was lately Prank Oliver's residence, and which Governor Bulyea has leased, to the rliik, which is tor the time being the parliament buildings. ' When he arrives there he asks the parMa-Thcntarians who is their speaker and when he loams that no speaker has been elected, he declares that as rep-ivscntative of His Majesty the King, ho cannot hear them until they agree upon �' speaker, whereupon he withdraws, ostensibly in a hulT. The Legislatiiro then proceeds to appoint a speaker, ivaving done which the Governor is again notified that they arc ready to proceed, and h� re-enters the building, and pro-reeding to nis dais roods the address from the Throne. After hearing the speech, a pro forma bill is,proposed, something to the effect that justices of the peace be empowere^�-^ Sentence Imposed upon PoWell, the Former. Francis C. Powell, who pleaded guilty to forgery the other day was sentenced to three years in Stony Mountain Penitentiary, by Chief Justice Sifton this morning. -� Called to Nanton Miss Anna Lindholm of the Book Store has been suddenly called to Nanton to attend her sick mother. Gait Hospital Ball. Receipts- Frem sale of tickets.:.....$239.00 Cash donations........... 148.55 Expenditures-Orchestra...........$21.00 Printing............ 8.75 Hall................ 10.00 Bepairing urn...... 5.00 Extra lights.......... 1.75 Plow wax........... 90 Help............... 5.75 Total.............�l53.1o $53.16 Balance................$334.40 Coal at Raymond, If the Lethbridge coal strike is not settled soon there will either be a boom of our local mine, or some , suffering from cold. At presen t The latest in Gentlemens Nook-j the supply at the Thompson yar(l wear received by Express to-day, is limited to one car.-Ramond at the Bcntiey Company Ltd. Chronicle. Toronto, March 14.-Publication in Monday Morning's World of what purported to be the advance resumet of the university commission's report resulted in the swearing out wankhta against A. Mcintosh Fisher, a reporter of the World, and Wallace Laut, formerly a reporter in London, Ontario, and still resident there. The charge is that they stole the; proof of the report from a messenger boy employe ed byWarwich Brothers and Rut-ter, govemniient printers. The alleged theft's fliaid to have taken place while the boy was enroute to the residence of Sir William Meredith, chancellor of the university, it being said that they inveigled the boy into Fisher's boanling house to carry out their plans. TWO SESSION.s OF LEGISLATURE The Herald understands that tho Alborta Legislature will hold two Nossions this year. The one which opens today, will he short, being du-votcd principally to organiiiation. Another KcsHion will bo held in October, i It is understood the salary of tho memberH will bo f300 and travellintt expenses. ANcwArrival Miss Andrews, a Lethbridee old timer, has accepted a position in Sage's Book Store from Monday next. t.Si K. Rollad Oats at the Bent^ ley CotniwDy Limitsd. Will Oppose Incffiie^;^^ Cleveland, ^Juto, Jiiareh S-rA ' eonferenceof the coal opemtonjnpf held here to-day for the imfpets.9f' discussing the demands of th� miners for an advance in wagM. About 150 operators, repretentiatt every branch of the coal intereits . of the state were present. .Tba conference took place l^iod closetl doors, and only mesgn i�� formation w aster in the Couriers "l.s.i-ict ot ills Pas de Calais Satui and the rcgpioii stand.s appallffd nt the ti rible tragwty which .^aalH'.>usht >:4>r-row to 0,000 ini'.ilim, -iitiilMrS, wives and childron. The last mine iis.isVir in: IrsMS occurred in I88s; ��vh ley Company Limited. for Lyon Brand Clotbing at the Bentley Coiii|ini]r it ;