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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 18, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta VOL I, LETHBRIDOE, MARCH It, If 01. o; is: BIG CLEAN-UP AtFINLAf RIVER V 1 1 News of GoU Kscorery Tkrc Has Coafrmed it Edmootoa ,.March An- dyr.'-'on; an ohl Jfudsoii Hay man" who has recently been trading horses Jn thcvJYaco Uivei- district, arrived in city Mi'- Anderson declares-the Indian'sln'the north a'rc in .sore'straits, as'a result of the scar 51 ty of fur-and the ravages of wolves Hostel's an interesting story con- finning the'reported gold strike on Finlny Hivcr. Ha said: "The in- dums-nre in very lum[ .straits this year anil will. IHJ for more years ac Iwist. t Therer arc- KO many wolves in the'country that they are killing off furbearing animals and al the saniujtinx; killing the Indians horses. The most of the Indians arc on v There is ho doubt that the in tho Fjiullay liivcr disLricl'is ic.il and in th'c next' vear there will prohablv be a trciucn- v. dous rush there. !Mr. Fox told of grul) .staking a man last' fall who to'clc out before the season closed." JUDGE .DENIES REPORT ;-0 tta w.a; 'Slar.cliv 11 ce' .Me Len niu ilemcs the report-that'he has any ntention of resigning' from 'the su- )reme cbuit 'bench. He will com- plete his -twenty-fifth year on the bsnch in October and is entitled to retire on full salary but he says he ias no .intention of. doing >o. ANOTHER RAILWAY March Com- mons railway commission reported _the bill to incorporate the Northern Em- pire Railway with capital >ck of and headquarters at Calggry; MEDICINE HAT GIRLS RUN AWAY PROTECTION TO SHIPBUILDERS March Ottawa despatch "says is understood that the government amend tariff reg- ulations with a view to giving greater protection to 'Canadian shipbuilding firms, i A X0UNG GIRL TO BE SLAIN St. March A court martial yesterday passed death sentence ,'on three social revolution- ists, among whom was an 18 year old girl who 'was the daring robberies. Distracted Father a Search fw at loader in several HAD TO ROPE A PRISONER SUPPLEMENTARY ESTIMATES A Very Few Items Concerning West- ern Canada Eficottnter With Fellow Named Carl Nelson at Qareshobi Calgary, Alta., March Digon, a prominent' Medicine Hat citizen, arrived in Calgary yesterday in search of his 'fifteen year old daughter Vir- ginian, who ran away from home on Sunday night last with Mablc Gay a sixteen year old girl whose parents tilso reside in Medicine Hat. Though' no trace can be found of Medicine Hat, the distracted father of the Digon girl believes they v.red to get to Calgary and are still in -the city. 'The police have-made ,1 tl nrough search lor'them having supplied.' with full description and photographs of the Digon girl but be located. N-. ivason can given for the leaving home and the parents are Ivantic with anxiety. NOTICE TO KNOX CHURCH FLAG It Stars and Stripw and Haul It Down March 17.- "When O'a plain the British stearn- ihip, Belfast, Ireland, uore for his ship today in honor of 'SV-JPatiick, lie put the green the stars and stripes, .Jhcjviolation of the United States laws .whfcbT requires that "Old Glory" >lways be put at the top when displayed in a United States port, was' promptly culled to the com- mander's attention by a government inspector, but'-'.be. bluffly refused to comply Not until he received a' formal from the United Staies of' customs of this port, accompanied by a threat to call a gun boat; into service unless the order, of flags was reversed, did ihe Irish sldppltjyield and then only to haul down itw >American flag and run the green 'one] up. '''4 SURPLUS RUNS UP IN THE MILLIONS REGINA DOES WELL Montreal, March special London cable, says the Bank ol Montreal seem.-, to make a tuceess of evf-iy new oLdebentures it un- The bank advertised the city of Regina loan five per cent, bonds at 101.' The list closed to- day and was over subscribed. THREW HOT WATER Hamilton Womih" Was Fined Twenty Dollars for Assault At the court Mrs.- Ger- trude street, was nncd twenty {dbllars or a month in jail onj- of Jassault on John officer. The of- ficer went' to the :house with a dis- tress. warrant --to seizure for rent due 'when "Mrs. Bastedo poured hot water over him. Because W. J. E. U. Inlands, of the Knox Church Clark J. Hobson the lioiird of today received a communication from the Department of Public Works, Edmonton, notify- ing _thcm that the department would March .sym-1 Uic church site for the new pathy-of the whole community of oji tlic understanding Ottawa, Ont., March. .l8.-rrSupple- meniary estimates totalling-' G33 were laid on- the table the House late last Anight by the Hon. W. S. FieldhVg.'1'-" They included' the-following votes, for Western Canada: _ Trinee Albert Immigration build- ing, to recoup the department'of the interior, for_expendituie incurred in the erecting this building (Jlart-sholm will go out to Mr. George Wales, of the Claresholm Lumber Cp.''s elevators, at the very sad and sudden, death of his wife' which hap- on Saturday night shortly af- ter "midnight. Mr. and Mrs. Wales ivere married only little more than :u year ago and his wife whp was a Miss Wells of England, had many friends here and had made herself much she arave. births she seemed t_ _ J. A _ t ing, r Calgary, public building, "enlarge- ofiice.and examining warehouse purposes, changes, fit- tings, etc., Edmonton public buildings, 000, Dominion public building re- pairs, renewals, improvements, etc., Fernie public buildings., Y. M. C. BALL CLUB The Young lion's Club held a very enthiisjiisltc bar.cbnll meeting last rifu-r the was over. that the church is to be removed on four week's notice given at airy time- INVITED DIE Mexico a Bull to Gore Him to Death agent who issued 'the distress war- rant, the him or two months! N A HALIFAX 1 Halifax, March is stated here on to bs good authority" that -HaiiTax i? again to have a-navy. 'Sixty'skilled mechan- ics are under of'ders to proceed from the 'dock-yards _at Jfortsmoulh, Chat- ham and -Davenport, U) Halifax. Fnandal State- ment Presented by Hon. We S. heldrog Ottawa, Ont., March bud- get speech of the Hon. W. S. Field- ing, minister of finance delivered in the Canadian Parliament today, goes on record as a model, concise and business like statement of the finan- cial transactions of the year. All parties are agreed upon that point. Mr. Fielding spoke for an hour and which is the'-shortest time ever occupied by a finance minister on budget day. But there was not a moment of his time wasted. He reached .his subejct at once and stuck to it to the last word. "The out-turn "of the financial per- iod to which I have said Mr. Fielding, "proved somewhat more favorable than the anticipation which 1 ventured to put to the House in the budget speech of the previous November. I had estimated a.rev- enue but xthis actual revenue for the nine months was an excess over the estimate of I estimated an expen- diture chargeable io consolidated fund of The expenditure prov- ed io be which was less than the estimate to the extent of 1 estimated a surplus of but the -actual' surplus for the nine'.morithsvwas That is, the surplus, for the nine months, FIRE IN THEIR BED St. John, N; McGuggin binned to death and Margaret Hayes dying as the re- !.suit of a fire which destroyed the bed on. which both were sleeping in a Sheffield street today. BUILD A ROAD TO HUDSON BAY LITTLE BUILDING IN TORONTO Toronto, Out., March cen- sus of architects, and con- tractors show that the outlook for building trades this year is not briglit. Little work is going on, or even definitely planned at present. dim to to a Uai DUEL IN RUSSIA St. Petersburg, March Smirno'ff was probably fatally wound- ed by General Fock, in a duel here this morning. The duel was inspired Heginu, iliurh Standard says in an- item from Ottawa this afternoon that AVilliam Jtackcniie of tho C.N.It, leaves for England wjtli- iu the next ten days' to endeavor- to. float bonds for the building of the Hudson Bay Hallway. A proposi- tion has been submitted to the'gov- by an aspersion on Gen. Fock s cour- eminent which nas considered the age at the siege of Port Arthur. u scheme and offered cerium guarantees on bonds and subsidies for the steam ers. T[ Mr. McKcmzic can arrange with lii.s syndicate hi England to pur- cha.se the bonds when issued'arid make advance on subsidies, there is every of the project being submitted to parliament this session. There is afreacry a standing grant of acres of land per mile for this road. This land was authorized be- fore the Liberal "government came in- to at Ottawa'" in 1896." BOARD OF TRADE AT GRASSY LAKE TIC. Cowtic6, the president, outlined what had done towards the oj- of a" city k-iigue.ji.ml spoke of the cliib's outlook iiv forming a uchange took place for, the-worse-and: she passed a way, There is" nothing more, sad'than the death Jof i young and loving wife after but a ;hort period-of married bliss. H. P. Bell has arrived at the Queen's hotel. 1 Theie was "some trouble in taking Carl Nelson to the lock-up on Thurs- day night. He had been fighting in" front_ street and was consequently arrested -..but -it took, a long time and fnly-after- "several men had ,been sworn in to assist the police before he arrived at tlic police cells. As he would not walk and was exceedingly violent he was 'roped in front of the Bank of Commerce and dragged along the sidewalk and the marks are likely to the Sidewalk for many a-dsy. On Saturday he was fined San Antonio, Texas, March -J3. A despatch to the Express from Guadalajara, Mexico, says: T''Reports here state, that Jose Maria owner of the San Pedro people by going into the cattle pen and -allowing a bull to gore him to death. He to the "exhibition." HOCKEY NEW YORK New "York, Marcl'i The Wan- derers of holders of the Stanley Hockey Cup, and 'the Sham- rqcks, of Montreal; ".last night played the finest hockey seen in New Town to the East is Hostfing Along New Business Concerns ATTACK THE ARMY Unemployed Appear Before Ontario's Premier Askinc for Work Toronto, Ont., March depu- tation of unemployed waited on; Premier Whitney today and asked Alta., .March may be a surprise to the neighboring towns to know that the business men of Grassy Lake have organized a that work be found' for them. One Hoard of Trade. Considering the of the speakers, -H. B. Dickson, com- of the this is an evidence plained bitterly of the action o( the of the enterprihi'ig spirit of its citi- Salvation Army in still'bringing' out sens. It is the intention of the immigrants to Canada wheri'so inariy" "this- -former "win- ning by a score of 12 QUIET DAY AT OTTAWA Private Members Day in the House of Commons Ottawa, Ont..- March Tri-itC: engaged the attention of the House, yesterday afternoon. A. A. Lefurey, P.E.I., denied the .statement in the Toronto Globr: to he effect lie had returned, a jarliamcntnry return in a 'mutilated condition. He declared that it had! was larger than ,the surplus for any j Lo ihc town this season. ln_ thai came to Canada under their fiscal year since .confederation." dccd Qf late the towu has expcdcnc. j flag a year ago were still unemployed, proceeding, Mr. Fielding remarked ed un acljvilv thtlt porteruls a pros- All the Salvation Army wanted to- thai Che revenue during the nine pol.0us-season. I know, he said, whether months buoyant, show- The of'tes- Qf lhc Boiml of five pound, ten he uig a_ large prosp2ct of increase of are. i had it made no difference whether he that of 1905-06. Mr. Fielding then _.the, ..'of .1thej j-Poet- t.-nm to enter it- The meeting- ttmmimoiis'ly in favor of pUiciu. team in thiv league. 3V. CourUce and C. K. wore appointed flclugates to t ifitr on the 27th. The club itscff ton record us being in favor of} Qff SQmewhat assaultin a officer: l who keeping the league clubs so to a better cl.i baseball, thereby retaining'the- ust of tlic public'as well, as of the players. T5ir club choso gray and blue "Hs tHcir coloi-s. defended by a barns- attempted to get evidence witnesses that'the fores used was "unnecessary--and -the evi- dence on this point was conflicting. The base ball club met last week Three on .Wednesday and organized for the The following officers were President, Dr. Steeves; manager. C. J., vice-presi- dent, C. E. Tiilotson; executive com- mittee'. Van Horn, Sec. A. Wy- Jie.-Tillotscn, J. K. Moffat, the man- .iper and the The election a captain was" left to the A diamond will probably bs formed O." J. Berp wius Saturday appointed the'Prairie Farmers Co. HAND'CAR STRUCK BY GER TRAIN "NEAR TWEED, ONT. Ttvverl, Ont., Mumrfi riding on a wore killed uiUc cn-st, of- Kai.idur station this ftf- 5 .'It-phone Through the-Jcindneas of a lady friend- or the" Rev." St Aklans English church w now in pos- session of a fine bill, "jit is reported that-Win. Moffat Sons are to open up a new lumber yard soon which will make three in town. In the last Claresholm notes it was stated that A. Wylie had resigned ttv Review editorship. Jt should hav> read to 1907; showing that' Mn the former year there had deficit of aV contrasted with a sur- plus of nearly this year. Vlt was to be 'remembered, he said, that this great Qhange was co inci- dent with a verv material redaction President, 11. A-.-Driggs. -X Xettlham. .'Sec.-Treas., P. Carruthers. Executive: Wm. Salvage, P. Csrru- thcrs, Wagner, John Ell and J. Llewellyn. -.vas a laborer or not send h im to W-hitnev to see if anything could be done. A SERIOUS OFFENCE Toronto, March Saun- Twcnty members joined af the or- ders, 21 years of is ganization meeting. The new drug [under arrest charged with securing store under, the management of G. operation upon Jessie Elton Gould, a is now opened for business. waitress, 20 of age, by Toronto PUT THE IRISHMAN OF BUSINESS IN FIRST; ROUND replaced absolutely intact. J. Turriff explained to the House hat the statement in the press in the report of the public accounts committee, that a ciieque from Per- xins, "Fraaer Burbridgc in payment >f timber bmh 1043 had reached the land commissioners office two sftu-r .the tenders had been closed, .was incorrect. The cheque had reached Dublin, March JJurns, the Canuduin ht-nvyweight, made short work of Jem Roche, the Irish champion in their contest this even- ing at the Theatre Royal for the world's heavyweight Practically only one blow -w'as atruck, Burns knocking Roche out when hardly more than a minute of in-the postal rates of'.the counrrv. Turning to another branch of Ijlk6 The girl died at the hospital revenu, and expenditures, Jfr. Ffcld- Uaro busy putting inland the body was taken to her home ting drew attention to the fact; that [for'the months, the T. C. R.- had .a revenue of while the working expenses were showing an excess of revenue over the.', working 'expenses' of The. minister of finance then gave the following summary of revenue and ex- penditure, of. all kinds and the net debt statement for a period of nine months. Tlic expenditure charge- able to fund capital expenditure, national trans- continental railway, rail- the land commissioner in good time, t the first round had been completed, "TO OUK MAN "Montreal, -March 17.-r-Francois of age, liviwr at f yiWAj, ui iv.v wore i hrus fatally as thej to a horn-1result of, a 'quarrel with La Croix. dertake to lornoon. A ligbt runninif ahead of the Vissengtr over- took the hand car on which section men. saved th by but tho others i He was "assailed by a neighbor on inslnnt dc.Mh. Th-i men. kiilcfl j whom he called. He cOxild.'do litUe John Andcr-f to protect hintself he was very fttble. -His threw alkali over him and it has eaten 'through his flesh- to, the bone from his waist down. There is absolutely no hope of his recoverv. he explained, but had not been re- ceived by the accountant of the de- partment till two" days later which wag not an unusual occurrence. Armstrong, East Lambton, was in- formed by the minister of the in- terior that the total number of Indian lands not disposed _pf___ in the DoirnTriion' 'The Indians' still-retain possession of islands, nine hundred having been disposed of, Hon. W. S. Fielding told Dr. Roche that since the organization of the Canadian Associated Press, that or- ganization has received some from the government in the .form of subsidies. The government bad asked to renew the subsidy for a further term of years. To .question (1) has any, proposal .been made to the government for a subsidy for a domestic Canadian news service, and (2) is the govern- ment aware that in the event of further bonus to the Canadian Asso- ciated Press'.being'granted, it is pro- posed to confine the use of this ser- newspaper wrnch will un- thrrr stock: of goods this week. in mi OnUirio town. The doctor in Mr. Wagner is now able to supply J ijucstiun is alleged to signed a with plenty of good things f certificate giving cause of death as at, his new short order restaurant. J peritonitis. The body will be. ex- Jv'TTemshiy brought in three .wolf, and ]OQ and ncighliorhood of Liberal-Conservative -of Albert county at its annual conven- Tht new -hotel is nearly tion hen- today passed resolution conipletJuu. The managers expect it, in favor of dismissing all who held to next month. The building uflictt in New Brunswick under ap- public canals works, by a short hook to the So quick- ly did end com-t-ibaLxtha-gi crowd whicli filled the theatre _ expectation of st-eing the Irishman put up a good fight for the' title, hardly realized what had happened. When the men entered ring, it was evident that the. sluggish Roche was no match for the experienced Bums. They sparred for less -than a' minute, the Irishman acting alto- gether on tho defensive, antLtb'e Can- adian endeavoring to find'an opening. Then: Burns feinted, andiquiekly put a short sharp right to-the'jaw and Roche went down. He; was badly .dazed and although he struggled to regain his feet was to do so before the faial ten was counted. Immediately aftor the. count. Roche got to his feet but staggered about the stags. When he had recovered himself he went over and..smilingly congratulated the winner. The fight was for a purse of which was put up by a syndicate of which lands militia to- tal Special expenditure, railway subsi- dies, bounties, Total- expenditure. Total revenue, AIox. son. his son-in-law; and -.Tames' AVoo'd cook. A GOVERNMENT JOB Hamilton, Ont., March civil service appointment has been found for President John Theaker. of the street railway men's union who was dismissed by the railway on a charge of carrying passengers Tree. The union has been fighting for his re- A CARDINAL DEAD Rome-, March Eld. dievl in this city today of 5n- flamation of the kidneys.. He was born in and was created csrdin- insUvtement but with little hope in 1899 Richard Crolccr, the -Tam- subscribe also to a ;'dp- nriesiiee service, Mr. .Fielding an- swered, "No." Mr. Herron, Alberta, was informed by Hon.. Frank Oliver that from March to July I, the government paid in ..immigration bon- uses ;frorn July 1, 1007, to March 1903, the amount paid was many hall leader was a'mejnber, and a "side bet of Iri> Burns had on himself at odds .'of 3 to 1. The ringside betting was DR. McCONNELL, IH.P.P. ILL March McCon- ncl, member .of the provincial legis- lature for Morden, 13 seriously ill with appendicitis. 7 in 2 on Burns. Bums said the fight was the easiest had ever had He went in; m: added, to make it .as short as ..posiblo, as, he hnd too mucli money ot to t-ake n chancos. He had cxpoctod, however that, the fight would go a few rounds although he wns never in doubt as to the final result. Rams waa'ques tioncd whether would meet RochY or Squires, replied, "I will meet any- be a credit to the town. IV- Caruthers hus taken over IiU.ornntional Harvester Co. from Win. Salvage. JFr. and .Mrs.' Salvage, a son. }lr. Fogdurod, luirchased the Uradlcy farm and is fiul.ting- a steam ploughing outfit on it. 'A number of our farmers were the land and discs last' week. pointment of the lately defeated gov- the Tbe town in it the usual nunt- of snaps if you buy now. spent Tuesday Excess tf total revenue over total expendi- Added to sinking and, 'Decrease- of, net of real who have plcnty leht. Mr. Fielding then announced" that t was the the goyeru- to make some important .chang- es in the excise law.s, which, how- ever, are not intended to affect the "We he said "to readjust the taxation on tobacco. INSTITUTE OF ARCHITECTS Ottawa, March, private bills committee of the Commons today favorably reported the bill for incor- poration oMhe institute of architects of-Canada with several amendments 011 i of which one prevents the institute close corporation. There, is a well known expression, 'readjustment without increase.' This NEIV C. N. R. LINE Winnipeg, March new Can- adian Northern line from Winnipeg to Regina is being pushed along rapidly, j When the work is finished passenger i Change Lihely i llrf I11U1 .J.111O r t- j trams will run from Winninec I thins, entirely a case, ot tnat _ iJ'-dmonton via Recina At all events -we do not aim to m-f crease it; we do aim so to readjust the tobacco duties as to meet the new conditions which have arisen, but without adding to the burden of taxation. Tho object of the change j today after which stated that the tim< will be to establish a uniform rate license for tobacco manufacturers, instead of the varyiiig which now exist. The second object will to carry n larger part of the burden of taxation on the rnw leaf as it: is introduced into the manufacture of tobacco and the third purpose is to estoblish a uniform stamp. NOT READY TO RESIGN St. John. N. B., -March Robinson government held -a meeting Robinson place for handing in Ins resignation was not [ready for announcement. j HEALTH OF. SIR CAMPBELL- BANNERMAN IS STILL UN- f CHANGED Mr. and London, March last'night the condition of the premier, Sir changed, but on account of dcs- quieting symptoms the physicians to remain in attendance C. P. R. NEW LINE Montreal, March is definite-1 trough the night. ly announced that the new Toronto! is still tindccidod how the port- jSudbury line of the C.P.R. will be ________ opened for traffic'.on'June 15. The FAILURE AT GUELPH Toronto, March 13.T-H. R. folios will be redistributed, much de- pending upon whether 'Mr. Asquith _ Bollcrt Co., dry gods merchants, of 1 Guelph. liavo-assignod-' to "Honry Bnr-i ber yrith liabilities of over snd stock and assets valued at company will then have a direct line! of its own from Toronto to th cific to retain the chancellorship pajof the exchequer and pilot his [old ago pension scheme through Psr- liament. A MONTH Ont., March L.; A WOLF HUNT Belleville, wolf one if there sight." enough money in The firm has hoen in busi-j Hrury, of Victoria. B. C., who has.; hunt will tnke place in North Has- forty years and was one been sent to Japan :o keep t.'ib on I ting? on Jfnrch 30 'and will ooritinue ness for the largest of its kind in Western emigration matters is engaged for six [for a week under the auspices of Ontario. The failure is attributed to j months nt A month and (ravel-; the Ontario fish and name associa- poor trade of whiter and spring. 'line expanses. lion. ;