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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 15, 1910, Lethbridge, Alberta 1 The Lethbridge DaQy Herald Volume III. Lethbridge, Alberta. Tuesday, March 15, Number 71 YJVLC. A. Campaign Gets a Splendid Start JL TEN THOUSAND DOLLARS FROM MRS. THOMPSON I1 AST TMK TWENTY THOUSAND MARK Other Generous Contributions Are An- nounced-Nearly Before the Campaign Opened P. L. Naismith, Chairman Of Campaign Workers Start Canvassing To-Day effeminate. The brainiest men in the :country were at the head of it, men u'ho made it a'business to look after I other men and train them mentally morally and physically. He quoted President Taft when lie staled that [there was no opportunity that could I afford safer and better returns for in- vestment of money. Us programme was co-operation. The association was branching out all the time and growing in influence every day. In regard to the railroad work, no money appropriated by the railroads afforded .better results than that invested in this institution. In 1908 when a great many appropria- tions were cut down or cancelled not one appropriation for a Y.M.C.A. was cancelled or cut down. The only provision we had to take care of the; homelessmen was the Y.M.C.A. It became the meeting place for baseball meetings and other sports, which for- merly had to go to the hotels. (Continued on page 5) The Y.M.C.A. campaign inaugural banquet in the Alexandra hotel last night attended by about ,a hundred of the leading business men the city if any indication of the success of the campaign left no doubt in the minds of those present as to what the issue would The whole heat't- ed enthusiasm demonstrated and the spirit of confidence that permeated the entire assemblage was greater than any meeting ever held here be- fore. The announcement madp by Mr. Thomasson of the sum of eight- een thousand five hundred dollars al- ready subscribed as a start before the campaign opens was received with unbounded applause. Doctor Cialbraith, the chairman of the provisional committee acted as chairman of the banquet. In his op- ening remarks he stated1 that he saw in the meeting there an earnest of what was going to be done. He real- that there was a great deal of work necessary but that work would count as a very small factor when the results it would accomplish were looked at. SUl'T. PRICE A. Price, general superintendent of the western division of the C.P.R. was a guest of honor at the and gave a most enthusiastic address on the Y.M.C.A. and its work; He bad-unbounded faith, he stated, in the Y.M.C.A. as an institutionimak- in- for the building and developing of the manhood of the country. H was a wonderful heritage that we possessed here. __ Alberta was bigger than Missouri, Illin- ois and Indiana put together, double the size of Great Britain, larger, than Germany and almost as large as France. There was only one person here as yet to every square mile of country. If our population were in the same proportion of density to the United Slates we would have here seven million people, lie spoke of the great value of the ranching indus- try and the wonderful coal resources that at the rate of two million tons a year would last for fivc thousand years. Lethbridge was in the of the best winter wheat raising country on the continent, It was the great ecu- ire also of the domestic coal indus-l ________ try of the province. He knew of no I city which bad made greater progress Milk River. March in the past few years than Lethbridge fingwell, son of Fred LcfTingwell. the 4, FARMING AT PIN CHER CREEK Thc weather is at present as warm as it .was during many Periods of last summer. Farm- ers in several instances are part of their spring work, and another ten days of this temperature is expected to see many, of them plowing. FRANCE TO WAGE TARIFF WAR AGAINST U. S. Paris, Marcili de Arbot, Republican, during Blie debate in tbe Senate to-day made a vicious attack on what he called the "American in- vasion of Europe." The senator de- cided that the balance of trade in fa- vor of the United States constituted -profit of annually at -the expense of Europe, and offered a resolution asking the government to undertake diplomatic negotiations European powers for an under- taking agaiinst the United States. The subscriptions handed in at noon-day luncheon of the workers in the Y.M.C.A. cam- paign amounted to bringing the total up to Very few have made up their minds what they will give and only, a few returns were made. Among those made today was one for by W. C. Ives. At the lunch- eon there were about forty workers in the businessmen's committee and about twenty- five of the yourie men were there. The men are taking hold with enthusiasm and art- bound to make the campaign a great success 3> 3> 4> 3> RUTHERFORD NAMES A JUDICIAL COMMISSION STIRLINC! SUCCEEDS ve> LIVINGSTONE J. L. Stirling, formerly In- spector of mines for Calgary District, has been appointed to be Provincial Inspector at Edmonton in place of R. Liv- ingstone resigned. Eliza Heathcote in place of J. T. Stirling at Calgary. Justices Scott, Harvey and Beck To In- vestigate the A. and G. W. Transact- ion-Doubt A? To the Scope Of the Commission-House Gets Some Real Work Done I Edmonton, March was members of the Government or of thc I more of an approach to real business Legislature were pecuniarily interest- jat the Legislature than there has ed in this charter. Not-hing further Y.M.C A, Thermometer DAILY RECORD IN Y. M. C. A. CAMPAIGN FUND 50.000 WJLL INTRODUCE SUFFRAGE BILL IN HOUSE. Mr. Armitage, a member of Lieu- tenant Shackleton's Antarctic expedi- ,tion has committed suicide by shoot- ing himself with a revolver. FARMING OPERApS ARE fftlL SWING All Over Lethbridge District Fanners Are On Their Land Sod Is Being Broken 45.000 London, March Charles Me- Laren, Liberal ''member of Parliament (for -tine. 'Boswouh division of Leices- tershire, has. given notice Chat he will introduce eight bills in the Commons since the first outbreak and, some- thing was done at various times. However the House is not Very much in a humor for business and that will be a negligible quantity in the present session. Of course, thc big thing was the action of the government in deciding upon an investigation by a royal com- mission. It was intimated that the sii ho'j.-inor -ii j mission, it was iniimatea mat tne all bearing on rights and interests of ,rnvctrnm-n nij 4 women. His i, government would not dare to oppose 4-0.000 30.000 2S.OOO 15.000 10.000 His wife is champion charter which she intro- women. women's duced to a large meeting of women .in 'Manchester on Thursday. La-ly McLaren de-ads -with women's wrongs in no haM hearted fashion. First and foremost, -she demands that the (bishops of the in conference to Commons requests Church of England up a new marriage service accordance with womanly dignity and truth. ZERO EVERY MAN A BOOSTER A large thermometer that will show the.daily record of the Y. M. C. A. Building Campaign Fund has been placed on the Headquarters .building. '413 Round Street Watch the mer- cury grow! BOY SAVED LIFE WITH A LARIAT Nervy and Skilful Act Of A Milk River Lad In An Emergency carpenter, and James Oborn, son of Oborn. owner of thc coal mine hoys aged respectively 12 and years, went down to the river the James saw a pair of other dav. Spriri-: fanning operations are now jin full swing all over the country in the- vicinity of this city. For the ipast week the almost summer weath- jer has rendered it possible for the .farmers to get on the land and t-he j opportunity is even-where being taken advantage of. At Coaldale every farmer in the community is out on the land plough- i ing. harrowing and in a great I number of instances are seeding the :spring wheat. A most perceptible growth in the winter wheat is notic- ed in the past few days. It is root- j inr well down and there is every in- dication of a most magnificent growth Lei- this spring. In the south as far as Spring Cou- lee the farmers were observed work- ing on the land yesterday, most of them engaged in thc spring plowing, hut no seeding being done there as yet. From thc Howviile district comes in the motion made by Mr. Stewart asking 'for such an investigation.' How evur, instead of accepting the motion, the government framed up another. The danger with the new resolution is that it does not go far enough and when it is all over even though it reports in favor of the government, the House will be no further ahead is mentioned ami nothing is said ab- out the bond issue or the early nego- tiations or the worth of the road, or the care that the government took to safeguard the people or dozens and dozens of other features of the trans- action. However, the limits of the investigation may be extended. If it is broad enough the. opposition may accept it, but, it, is not lik-cly that it will withdraw the motion now before the Legislature. BOYLE MAKES STATEMENT The other feature' of the day than at present. The merely asks that the make an inquiry government commission to ascertain if any A.R. L Co. LOST APPEAL Bdmonton, March appeal of the Alberta Railway way and Irrigation Company against the Alberta Govern- ment in the matter of building bridges over the irrigation ditches on road allowances, was dismissed by the Supreme President W. B. Carter, of the Hro- i therhood, at. midnight last night an- j nounccrf that tlie strike order had i Court en (MIC this morning. }iec'n decided upon by himself and for- t The company will now have to ty-three members of his committee I build bridges across all their because the general managers refused irrigation dUches which cross submit questions in dispute to Edmonton, .March had made. There was no place with a more salubrious climate. With its progressive type of business men and all its n nrlvantages other cities might well be envious of this city. But- these things alone hid not rorn (llstnct comcs a city great. Land and wheat tongs out some distance from thcrc of similar oppraWons sending of milsr cxpiainod. onler at would result in confusion and misunderstanding am- ;ong thr- men. We them to go our simultaneously. Tho hour at which they are tn quit work will bo sutrrf whc-n tho (elesrram.s sr-nt and tln-n there will bo. order in thr Company. This was Tnorefore. T must .yon ;o accept committee of the whole my resignation from your governmom a amcridments and will re- and would roquest thaf. you would cmp ifs reading tomorrow. kindly convey my decision to the SITTING NIGHTS overnor. I am. Mr. In An to clear nn the legisla- _ Srt to A. iy -Kcop Ulis up for ft of mQre ;