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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 21, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta U ft 0 A5 Y., M AH C H It I" NO. GOVERNMENT HUDSON BAY LINE MAY SEPARATE FROM CHURCH Ont., March agi- tation for the separation "of University from the Presbyterian church is fetill alive. million endowment bcheisw in. not material- izing rapidly, the coming in very "slowly. The question is Kkely to be a lively one a 1.1 Iv? raj as- sembly 'when 'it meets in June. by Masterly Speed at Ottawa Ottawa, Ont., March The Hon. Clifford Sifton, ex-minister of the in- terior in one. of the most btatcsman- like utterances ever delivered in the Canadian Parliament, dealt this af- ternoon Jn an hour's speech with great problems and suggest- ed reforms, the adoption of which would mean much for the, Canadian people. If it will have the effect of Parliament devoting more time to such questions instead of carping about what was said and done twenty years ago, it will have served, a good purpose. As Mr. Sifton vput. he was more "concerned could be done -now, or in the "future than with the past, Mr. Sifton's- strong advocacy 'of the Hudson's Bay route -was to be looked for. He has always stood firm- ly by that proposition, and his .sug- gestion that the undertaking be built by the people as outlined in this speech, has been well received here. In takmg this Mr. Sifton does not pretend to be an advocate of government ownership. On the con- trary not believe 'in taking over works by government which are beFng better managed by private companies. Another important subject discussed by the ex-minibter of the interior was civil service reform which sooner or later must be facsd. Tfiere is nothing more annoying to the representatives of the people than political patron- age. Instead o! being a source of strength to the supporters of ,the gov- ernment it is a source That has been the" experience of all Jf A r Sifton tion wilt te well received. WALTER W5OTT RETURNS ;New York, March 21.-Walter Bcott, premier of 'the province of Saskatch- ewan, Dr. McLean Hamilton and Mrs. Humphrey Ward, theVuthorews, passengers on-jthe 'steamer 'Adriatic' whiqh ariived from Europe todajr. NEW SENATE MEETS MS mm BANK CHANGES High River, March Pool- ey, manager of the Bank of Commerce hi'ic, has been Prince- ton, JJ. C, A. 0. Verchere, of Port Perry, Ont., is his successor. r tt be P THE BEST RECORD Paris, March Farman, the English aeronaut yesterday eclips- ed all previous records for aeroplane flying by making a circular flight with his machine of over three quar- ters of sas done, and simple seiving of -a notice of seizuret tied up the imposing engine of the road from March Tth'io March lOthj .when the company's bolicitors paid (tho_claini in full. 'The money had merely been detained, they craihietl. The engine was then free to where it would. FIRE IN CHICAGO Chicago, March resulting from crossed electric, light wires dam- aged the Grand Pacific hotel to the extent of today. No lives were lost. HON. FRANK OLIVER'S OPPON- ENT, Edmonton, March is re- ported that Mclnnis, will be Hon. JFrank Oliver's opponent- in the Dominion elections. development of the Canadian 1 tation was couched in most It-also 'sh9uld be remeriibVed thatj cordial terms'was the subject of con- fl in J3E6 immigration was anything but by President Rossevelt and n a popular especially in cabinet Secretary Root1 was Eastern Canada..-- v instructed to "accept the invitation 'The reorganization of. the' depart meat of trade and'commerce on such lines as Mr. Siiton suggested with active and trained consular agencies in all foreign countries cannot be brought about too soon. The mere reference to the subject was greeted with showing the House is already alive to the great importance of a step and of how much it would mean to the Dominion. Sifton has devoted recently to the of the all red route and the House, received his views on this question with par- ticular interest, an which was'not confined to whom Mr. "Sifton' is- politically associated. From what he said it is fair to assume that this great empire problem of which Canada is to b? the central figure is within a measurable distance of success. Mr. Sifton is a man who does things and the fact that he is behind the all red route means 'that will be an accomplished fact. and 'the acceptance was laid before the ambassador tonight. though -duties will c-ill him away from" home a good deal. A Jew minor changes are being among these being a new regu requiring both the caretaker V uniforms with caps and b thowe'- r not be his charact1-- LIST OF' DATES BERT A FAIRS, STUDENTS STRIKE AT WOODSTOCK Becaise a First Year Nan ad was KEEP HOPS AW AY FROM Mactaae Kkf Rocks Eif- lad ud Cerfers With Oftdak London, March The suggestion made by Canada that there should be co-operation between Great India and Canada for the prevention of the continued influx of Indiana in- to British Columbia was sympathetic ally received in official circles here, and there is every prospect that an. arrangement satisfactory to all con- ceined will be reached. Mackenzie King, deputy minister of labor from Ottawa, who arrived heie last night hag had lengthy in- iervievf with the Earl of Elgin. secretary, of state of, the colonies, secretary of state for India, and the, permanent officers of the Indian 'department all of whom realize the necessity of doing some- thing, The "of Indians, which, is not only harmful. to panada, but. to the Indians themselves, re- Reiving the most e.unest consideration ind Mr. King has a mass of Inform- ation' to give the various departments" in jjupopit of Canada's contention that an end must put to the un- restricted immigration of Asiatics. -A new agreement reached, however, must be confhmcd by. Ottawa, so it is not expected- that the result of nnd fifty students of the SERVICE Woodstock, Ont., March King's visit will announced n M o rl rt antil his return to Canada. Woodstock Baptist College went out on strike this morning because Mho faculty suspended first ye.xr man n.imed Ewing from Toronto nom pl.vy.ing with the College base-, ball tcnni in a "game with Hamilton nights King- had been re- Another. Rrport that.We-Are to Have AM Want fused pel-mission to play AS' a punish- ment, for" h'aving 'chalked .'What All Want V blackboard, coninicnti.icf Vit. iHK the cter'uf the Ma rcn 21 haTek- i MAJOR STRICKLAND DEAD OFFICER COMMANDING R, N. W. .M. P. AT FORT SASKATCH. E WAN SUCCUMBS TO ILLNESS Edmonton, March Strick- land, officer commanding W. at Fort Saskatchewan, died this morning'of dropsy after a very short illness.. Major Strickland was one of the most popular of the force. He was a native of Lakefield, Ont., He went in with the first corps to the Yukon. v THE OWNER NOT LIABLE RAYMOND NEWS r 'inf Alberta i: the. Rockies, some ISO and one most famous parks. _r- Buffalo' park _is a short distance east of Battle river, and the'govern-' j merit advertising" for 80 miles j of wire fencing with a view it the ultimate homo, of the big herd of buffalo recently purchased Vfrom M. "-Pablo, of Montana. 'A s'nperin- tendent of tlie Ja.sper and Buffalo parks will be'1 appointed shortly, -tb Another park f which "will.'bu i charge of the Commissioner: is Elk Island, Canadian i. ern, of that city, h'As been permtendent. z. Glacier and Yoho valley parks will ro nain under the care of O. D. Hoar', ha? been superintendent under Mr j'tiiglas for some time past. June .29-July 9i monton, June 23 July 6; toks, July 10; 1 July- 13-H pWjjtaakiwin, July. 14-15; Red Beer, July 17; Fort- Saskatchewan, August leod, Aug. 5, 6, 7, Lethbridge, Aug. .11, 12, 13; Ledu'c, Sept. 15; Olds, Sept. 15t >Iff; Dida- bury, Sept. Sept. 15, "16; Magrath, Sept.-17, 18; Irvine, Sept 22; Medicine Hat. Sept. Ordston, Sept. 24, 25; High SenK 28, ,29; Pincher Creek, Sept. Xanton, Oct. 1-2; Oct. 16; Vegreville, 7; Verrnilhon, Oct. S, 9; Viking, Oct. 13. 14; Maiuille, Oct. 15; St. Albert, Sept. 30 Oct. 1; Stettler, Oct. 1, Oct.'6, 7; '8; Edmonton, Oct. G. 7, 8; Innis-> -fail, Oct. 8, 9; Innisfrce, Oct. 8. 9. March decided' upon, by, the. C. i which involve a number of altera- tions in Alberta and British Colum.-! bi.i, especially along the" Crow's line. It is the intfuitio'n to put an x day pabenger train to -run A from Gran brook-.to -Medicine to bej scheduled, as to run through: the] populous sections the 'line, both! AGRICULTURAL SOCIETIES .studculA'.. After parading the streets do in the to thcir flCUSLt alld i nntl for the behaviour.-' the' day time, all the local SETTLERS COMING Xorth Poital, Sask., Over set- tlers from American points bound for Canadian North West passed through yesterday. They had fifty on the line -is said to be between Lethbridge and Cranbrook, yet thei c passenger schedule has always been such that, trains have passed through i" _.__ the toun. giving the bulk of the local VISIT business at-masit inconvenient IL is tj remedy this defect tnar] changCA are being made. The ALBERTA IF SES ant mixed train between Macleod and CLOSES IN TIME__CAL Cranbrook will be discontinued and GARY' URPRAi PI im there will not likely be any material GARY% LIBERAL CLUB change in the mail train schedule. It RECEIVES LETTER will be restored when the new sched- ule goes into effect. Some Changtt Conduct and agement' Proposed by Conven- tion in Calgary. I Calgary, March Alberta Agricultural Pair .Asocfation eel a mobt successful convention yes; "terdiiv_i _and" after the-reading of papers, the election''of ofeicers for the ensuing year, resulted as follows: T. Eac, Medicine, Hat; R. A. president, High River; E. Freani, 'secietavy-treasuri.- Inmsfail; ex-comittee, S. M. Cardston; Crow, Lacombe, G. Doze, Fort Saskatchewan; J. Jv Stahton, Vegieville; S. T, Armstrong, W. H. Fairfield, Lethbridge. The following amendments ab to Hie present provincial act relative to agricultural s'rcjUities-'wcre passed to- Tiether with some new aniondemcnts on tlie subject. That'the "Agricultural Societies Or- dinance be aniended as follows; Ev- jiy Agricultural Society shall hold it-5 nnnual meeting on the first Wed- tnepclay of December in each year at the hour of two o'clock. at least two weeks' notice of ind place of Cannot Come on Owner of Building for Thtm By v Calgary, The case of Breckenridgc T.und vs: Travis has been before Mr. Justice Beck in the supreme court for the'last three days. The plaintiffs sued Judge Travis for I5.1S5 for lumber supplied by them for the judge's houses, which wore under contract by F. J. Short, who ordered the lumber. The defendant, Judge Travis, put in a lor damages for conspiracy to defraud. After hearing' the evidence, Justice Beck dismissed the plaintiff's, claim and the counter claim, leaving the question costs to decided a ftcr- -March society called the Marguerites Has just been organued in co'niwction with the Pros bytcrinn Chxirch "for the Young ics. Thcj- hold thcir 'meetings on alternate 'Kriclnys. >fr. James harness mak- er, to meet the rush of orders at this season of tha year, has just had fixed a hard wax -which turns work out very quiekljr. CLOSE. THE BARS Fit Id Secretary of the A. T. and M. R. Says SUCCMS Will 1 Crown Their Efforts fxlinontoii, March 11.3O, of the bar rooms to tcn o'clock to'seven o'cloclcJ ami from'scvpn; o'clock closing to to- tal abolition of the bar room and NEW CABINET. ANNOUNCED Hazen tf New BnttSWICK MtfCS 1JBI Sdectioi annual meeting of the society shall bo Cdlgsry. March Wilfrid by advL-rtising In at least onT Another change that talked of, will doubtless lour the West j wcckiy newspaper (if any in the dis- is that a piissengcr. uain will, be run Curing the coming summer, and j bv poster and by written no- botween: Calgary andcMacleod-to con-j doubtless at tlie conclusion of theltice to each memb.r, and such ad- with.the day-trains ,011 this line., pTtoent f notice (lircclors mftv i This will practicalK-.'affordia Burgee, secretary of I service-1 between pojnth on tlie Crow'h) Yoimjr Liberal club. in receipt of! That the ofliccis elected at the an- Near and Calgary, while another con-ja ielter from the piemier in re-ply to I1Mnl nwclillg glial, COIlbist of tcn di. veniencc will be the restoration. qL 0nC oi invitation and of inquiry, the afternoon train between In Sir Wilfrid Laurier stitps i iol. and.Edmonton, thus giving a thr-ugh )ii.s depends entirely sen-ice between all points on this lincj Of- the present ses and Edmonton, and Caving two full j sjon. n jt 1S Owr as soon as he hopes days, on the return trip between i hc will delightod to corne West, treasurer, or .secretary and treasurer, tbcTass and Edmgnton. aild will be-delighted to stop in Cal-j may not be -directors, -provided Jgary and-meet his friends there again. that the Board of Directors may. if !----------------------i thcv see fit increase the number of j WOULDN'T APPOINT THEM j (urcctors to 15. The perrons qualified to vote for At ihf Assembly Hall on Wenlncs- {treating tnp sxcp? nnd llmrsdny evening the Dom- wiuch -the Alberta. Temperance ami inion Comply Company proACntcd Hor.il IJcform league to' forc tho public on its desired reforms nnd cntitled "My Nephew's Wife." Mr.' cvirc from the provincial government Francis Murray and Miss Annie Fsw'f the principal parUs. There were large houses on both oc-. and everyone., went. such cxirtftilmcnt of the liquor trade fis wjl! piit Alberta ih the leswl in the U vf thft principles of pro- hibition. Tlio ten o'clock closing' nl- _ The important one under the mechanics' lien law. The jndge refused to follow the. do- ciiiion of Mr. Justice Stuart in Ihe of Swanson vs. Molliaon and holds in no case can a or' be held liable to lien' holders for more than the contract; a that owner is ni5t bound to see to'the aplication of Ihe monies. Like- wise he held that when the owner scci-Ved will be followed .'.'bjr fur i ther efforts at. restriction next yw for-causc -a contract out of the' hands of, the contractor hc-iv en- titled to retain sufficient W complete ther work, and. that lien-holders who have claims at the. time, of ean- cellation of the contract share only. in the b-ilanW of the monies unpaid by the Owners at the time of such cancellation, a ftcr allowing for cost of completion. This decision i.a directly f contrarj- to the view held by lumbermen and merchants in general, and shonM ba carefully noted by them. BAOQAGC TO CDMOWTOft OR April 1st all baggage .coming and out of-Edmonton on therC. P. Rv may ;be checked, direct.'to from Edmonton. This1 announcement" was made yesterday by J. baggage agent of the C. P. at Winnipeg- is in the city at present with K. V. agent of the baggage partmcnt-oC the C. I'. R. it Calgary, arranging the details of the new scheme. Su John, N. B.. J. D. Haxen was calKd ori this morn- ing to form a government Brunswick. Mr. Hnzen rectors who shall bj by bal- Immediately after .such annual tlie directors socnlltHl shall out of their number a. president, vice president, nnd "a secretary ADVICE TO MINISTER -Mix. With the Business Wen j- v and Participate in Sport Frudericton', N. B.7 -M.irch Ofliccrs or to be elected shall be only' Ont., March 20-Kcv. mSr. Robinson this afternoon rocom- who have paid thcir rhernber- W. Graham. B. A., secretary of the mended to I.ieut. Governor the np- ,hsp fee for the ensuing year. Educational Sociotv of the MethodistLpointment of Mayor of St., enable Arsons to join, the sec- church, .speaking at Centenary church Jbhrrr as chairman of St., John school, retary shall be -present at the place in Hamilton, delivered some thoughts board with W. H. Truman_as judge ofj tppointed for holding such annual on.the possibilities of ministers. Said Prob-Ate P. ;J6neS, as Su-'-j Tieeting, one hour .previous to the he: "Just because a man is a min- ister should not make him a peculiar No man niurgu his Lieutenant Governor Tweedie refused) ane Court reporter, and AV. J. Ma-j hour of "holding such annual, meeting IioTjcy as equity court reporter; but j for thc purpose of receiving aubscrip- imam man ins i.icuienam, iww-v.ic i the make-up of his cabinet as fol- wilh his profession. Any them ori the ground thatj That it be.made lows: T (person that should be a man, a real-it unconstitutional.- All vacanfj official auditors oi Premier and is a mmister.. A minister is consequently; will be billed byvj lhe o{ tlv D. Hazen. ing. .T. K. Flem- the -world to leaven.it, and he should tho. new government. in the world to his oyes. i i He should be in the--storm centre, in! 4. N SEATS IN Toronto, March 20.r-licfore the re-1 plaewl on file with the Department compulsory for the of the district to nu- the society. That the treasurer's bond must be guarantee bond and must be re- newed yearly, a copy of same being Public Works, John Morrissey. Do nol.puUa mini.ster in a sc- Surveyor-' general, j corner of the earth, far j distribution -committee 'today of Agriculture after approval by the _ from the worlds He might be- hcrf Whitney sonu- details of thotBnnrd of Directors. of Agriculture, in collogc n redistribution c? Ontario D. V. Lsndry. _ i coddle. Ut the ministers measure coastttikriicurs prior'to the approach-1 Solicitor General, H. r. tln .f they Without portfolio, Robert M'axwelKj ]awn or thc prc- viding -play like Christians. Artw the memories of whom j There are lots oi bruuuilics-in prcs- linger arouml Lcthbridifc-.with min- gfed pleasure nnd regret is getting his Brandon twm together. lie op- ens his' antu-scasou series at Minn., on May Hth. end day athletics that should be put down.....Also let the ministers mix' with the business men. We do not believe in codling the ministers and the jRiittj." im _ F'RE AT CARRINGTON, N. D. ing Kent'rni elation. Ontario ifii tojhnve two new mcmbei-s Fort Carrington'. X. D.. liaiii nml f.ak> of the nnd which started in Hunt's billiard hall Tort Arthur arid Hainy the vxi'stinj? Hiv- today, burned Hunt's building, the Merchants Hotel, Walker and Co.'s stitucni being divided into fovsr1, hardware and furniture store, the Kcnora nml Fort Francis in thc west i-Beatty hotel, the First National and Port Arthur and Fort William.} Bank and" several other buildinp. ;