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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 25, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta Herald VOLUME 3 LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA, WEDNESDAY MARCH 26, 1908. NUMBER XI-. DUKE OF DEVONSHIRE DEAD ONE OF THE LEADING STATESMEN OF GREAT BRITAIN DIED SUDDENLY WHILE IN FRANCE Cannes; March Duke ot here this morning of heart failure. The Duke of Devonshire was one of thft best known statesmen in Eng- land. Be "was born in 1833, and first entered parliament in 1857. In 1866 he became secretary of. state for war. He was postmaster general in the 1871 hfi became ciUef secretary for Ireland. Itx the- cabinet of Gladstone of 1880 -1881 he was secretary of state for India. Ho refused to join Gladstone's Home Rule Cabinet in 188G and be- came leader of the Liberal Unionists and supported the Salisbury govern- ment. COWLEY CHRONICLES A Debate With Mountain Mill on the Forms of Government Cowley, March Friday ev- ening last the regular meeting of the literary and Debating Society called oaf a large crowd which comfortably fifled the Presbyterian Church, the occasion being a -joint debate i xvith the society of Mountain Mill. The subject under discussion was "Bc- solved that a Constitutional Monar- chy is a better form of .government than a republic." The visitors took the. affirmative. Owing- to unavoid- able causes only two of their team were present and it was arranged that they should each speak twice. Mr. E. P. Holmes opened the .de- bate in a speech bristling with his- torical facts and arguments based on the examples of history showing that the republics, were unstable and that Great Britain offered the best exam- WELL KNOWN MONTREALER ILL Montreal, March Tor- ranee .for many years head of the Dominion line 'of steamships in this city is dangerously ill at his- home at Beaver Hall" square. He is suf- fering from pneumonia. OLIVER LEFT Inventor of the Chilled Plough Left Most of Estate to a Son South Bend "Ind., March will of James Oliver, the inventor of the chillsd plough., proprietor ol thc plough plant, in the world, public benefactor and wealthiest man in -Indiana, filed fcr- .o- day in the St. Joseph Circuit-Court. Family ties n the dis- tribution of the vast fortune, which is reported to.amount to The will, although disposing of sev- eral million givps but ajscant idea of the magnitude of the the bulk of which Js left to Joseph 0. Oliver, a son, to be administered bv means of a trust fund. CP.R. FREIGHT WHAT ROAD IS THIS? Engineers Working tast of Cowley on A New Railroad Cowley, AMa., March j Wilkinson and a party of two men im miTF i ana a AT IHr are working eastward of here towards At lliLi north of the Old Man river DISTRIQ COURT Docket for This Stting-Geo. Hook's Appeal is Up I Macleod north of the Old Man river i on a preliminary survey from Michel to Calgary. is after a gradp that will enable them to haul sixty loaded cars through the Crow's Nest Pass, where- as the C. P.' B. are only able to han- dle eighteen cars. Ys soon as the spur from Michel up the- Elk river is completed active work will commence on the line to Calgary and Lethbridge. The junc- tion is likely to be at Claresholnx NEW READERS FOR SCHOOLS (From Monday's Daily.) Great Britain offered the best exam- The March sittings ol the District nt to Be Distributed pie of sane and representative gov-; Court opened this mommff al- B.g Oons J Afc eminent 'most every member of the legal, pro- ihrougnoui Mr C B Miller, for the fession in the city present.. There relativc progress of Ca-was'a considerable regard- wrnir.n fjillpn lor a compae rea and the mited States since ing different cases whach called tor a 1763 the series of surrenders passage at-arm- between Mess- territory- made by Great Britain to their younger and more agg-sssive n-l vals. at the expense of Canada. Mr. F. W. Doubt foliowed in ajpeann somewhat humorous vein, making the costs. Conybeare and. Harris. the case of McMullcn vs. I. M. Edmonton, March another a consignment of between and public school readers for part 1 and 2, Standards 1, 2, 3, and 4 -will reach this city. The read that the mouvy is in the country but( lack of confidence in existing con- ditions prevents it from seeking its natural channels. "New Vork city financially in tho blues, Montreal was maintaining a steady forward movement, but I had to strike Winnipeg to catch the first 'breath of good healthy optimism, i which kept increasing all the way ;west." [INDUSTRIES FOR LETHBRIDGE j "What are the chances of getting 'some eastern industrial enterprises j "The financial conditions are not j very favorable ,to new enterprises just -now. At a more favorable time it would not take a very' great ef- 'fort to attract industries to our, city I'if we were able to strike at the right 'I quarter as we have the splen- >j __ i natural resources, and a (Frotn Monday's Daily.) a ready market. 1 had the honor of A1, E. i hu. to r touch with financial conditions. On TTornirt money voted by the city for publicity Saturday the Herald accomplish -spiendid sought Mr. Cunningham to get if reLurCes Trtens t.hfli, to had "leaned from his results wuus Judge the Selected Chairman Succeeds the Late Justice Kiilam as the Head'of the Railway Commission Will Not Lose Pension Ali Cunningham Sees 1 Them ideas that he had gleaned from month's trip to the East. INSPECTS FIRE SYSTEMS first enquiry was ab- out fire fighting apparatus. He had examined the Sfire iialls and apparat- us of Minneapolis, St. Paul, Chicago, New York, and .Montreal, and concluded that was moving in OwCTighS-directioii in these matters. TheV-fire alarm boxes were shipped on March; 4th. Mr. Cunning- naiu tern it be until it is completed satisfac-, torily. The chemical engine ar- rive this or next. While away i be got in line with the firms that supply Montreal's apparatus and asked them to quote prices on their were exploited in Montreal and other Canadian financial centres. MAN KILLED IN MINE AT GOLEMAN WEDDING-EAGLES VISIT PINCHER Coleman, hose waggons and ladder truck, contest, scheduled to last 12 which a great success 3toiitreal. FREIGHT OFFcCIAiS COMING- b-itur- Ottawa, Ont., March Saturday's cabinet meeting an council was passed, appointing Mr. Jusliefe Mabee Chancery of the High Court oi Ontario to be chairman of the Kailway Co- in place of the late Mr. Justice Kiilam. Justice Mabee was day on court business. It was announced recently that .Mr. Justice Mabee was oVred ana but declined the position because the act it stands at present woaJd entitle him to his retiring allowance of a judge. In other words.he lose his superannuation. It is under stood-that the act will amen- enab'e Justice Mabee to receive superannuation at thc end of ton. yea service on the commission. Thw will place him .in the'same was Mr. Justice Killam. The only reason for changing the act is wt Justice Kiilam had five years' service agreement, Mr. Justice Ma be, uie government was anxiou, to secure Ms servfees tor this posi'tion it was decided to make the necessary change and Mr. Justice JUtaft iormerly practiced law at Stratford. Ont- irad always classed as the leading lawyer in Western Ontarw. NEWS FROM BOWVILLE rounds was "pulled in the Eag- le's Hafl. The principals were Kid I JJ1 LM I Banks Co. the. plaintiff not ers are by the action was- dismissed with rang Co., of Toronto, and are being Lent to department of education c" F. Harris notice of appeal {of the-Alberta government for dista- __. 1 TMinilts in the "DUb- Continuing to speak oi local mat- Scott, a colored ters, Aid. Cunningham stated that sainn who "he had F. W. the newly the best inducements to severs. H. action to the fact that the Republic was the j laihtiff to thc amount of third and final stc-p in the evolution and costs. of government by the- people and lor the people, the king-anti nobility ha- winnipeo, who enured ving (lisappcan-U when their. useful- T for a bin ness was 3Ir. fiolnn'S followed pointing out that -the Republic was not a new of government having been and found ;incient 0-reece Mr. D. R. arclvor. In a .very able, thc same aUach. speech fihowod that the trend or mo-1 no attention di-rn thousht ami policy was towards j Ihe republican fonn. judgment was W. C. Simmons represented Bulman ac- tion against L. Keel .for a bill am- ounting -to Si 7. 00. Defendant daim- ed that goods received were not ac- cordint? to the sain pi o submitted. He had writ-ten the firm to that effect but did not know could have re- turned goods with a statement of bution among the "pupils in the pub- lic schools -of the province. A suffi- cient, supply has been ordered to last two ycara. lad from Calgary boxed with Davis and Charlie Bur- APPEAL GOES TO SUPREME COURT CAFF. JOHN GASKIN One of the Best Known Citizens of Kingston, Ontario. Kingston. Ont... March. John Gaskin died Saturday night. He was born in 1840. He was mayor on- U-rm ancl had been an alder- man for sf.-vo.ral years. In the last Dominion flection he opposed Hon. W. Harty, but ,was defeated. paid by Dr. Shoop for any re- cent of Grippe acute cold to LS demand ed of him. Case was until 2 ni. when correspondence concerning the transaction will be produced. W. C. Simmons, after the adjourn- j Long Legal Argument Over the Houk Case Before Judge Winter ('From Tuesday's Daily.) inent said he agreed to a dismissal j At ,ttljs morning's sitting of the of the case. The .Judge thereupon District the case of Kirkham the case with costs against j vg Brown a counter claim of appointed fourth vice-president of -the jtrvak brother of the cham- C.P.B. in had beeaxe Jim BurroW5. The quested by him-to announce that he pioipd and his successor, in the freight W- Kid was doubtless somewhat elated lie department, W. B. Lanigan, would over his victory over Davis ancl so _be in the latter part of entered the rjng with a light, springy this, week and they would like the stcp and .a confident smile. Burrows 'people of Lethbridge to prepare any eiltemi his old time manner, as if questions they may wish to discuss job OI1 hand was .not a very ser- with tliem while they are here. ioug proposition and he WORK ON, BRIDGE ing to'worry over it. When' time. Sir Thomas Shaughnessy in the was called the men came to the cen- course of his conversation at Montre- tre of the ring and al -told Mr. Cunningham that every opening. Burrows led off with, a effort w- h..' j...t forward to com- on' the. chin. Scott countered but SL he" bridge at fell short and a clinch in a vear clean. Burrows then his "How did you find, financial and chin. The Kid. was j trade conditions in the Eastern cen- and outi iyjng helpless on the he was asked. floor. while thc referee slowly counted "The general feeling in ten_ _Tirne. was a min- replicd Mr. Cunningham, that trade is progressing quietly and in a u.y. is wrong time t- Saturday at 3.30 p.m. a very hap- and no great T. Dolan is putting some improve-; ments on his house. S. A- viyiaan is fixing up nis home smce his return from Idaho, where lie was visiting his father and brother. Joe Williams took in a load of wheat Friday and Mr. Eickland, our Bowville singer, accompanied him. 3Ir. 31. Oliver is down forty-two feet with his well. He has some wa- ter but he intends going deeper m tho hopes of striking oil. The Bowville sports held a base ball meeting on Sunday. "We expect Sundav ball here this summer. J. C. Girlie and, W. D. McAlphine visited Lethbridge on Friday. Talk about being loyal to your col- ors. Take your honorable president 31r. John.Wall, as an example. He drove all last to help a and to take charge of the Thursday night. Mr. Leon Burns seems to betaking in some distant dances but overlooks those at home. The dance over at Weighs' last Thursday night was enjoyed by two of our local sports. Mr. Chas. Smith and Clareence If there is a dasce within twrnty miles Bowville is represented. Mr. Will Pitts is still assisting Mr. J. Clark in his harness shop. Mr. Snyder and" Mr. Hitchcock, were in Lethbridge on Monday getting a load of lumber. Mr. Snyder expects to erect a; general blacksmith in. JBowville soon. Mr. Paulson, our enterprising iness man and _stage driver is going tV put in a full line of machinery this spring and summer. Mr. Thompson, secretary-treasurer of the Bailroad Improvement League was over on White- Ave. to A. our" delegate toHja iand wrote to thfe editor of the I bridge Herald to find out how there is in the railroad question. think it proper to call another ing our delegates leave Calgary. 1 Mrs. McBroom and IL friend cd the ISForth Star- Literary 'last night. The literary far ed any of the season., in I was-exceptionally fine, lasting until "twelve o'clock and i could Jiot find standing jroorn there. music and song. Hyaa, 'the best on the program- There was falso a fine declamtaiwi by Miss Swartzfigger. George Greene, EngvaM Dahler, and Lepn. Burns, attended the clanoc j at Elinor last Friday .night. Tbey reported a good time. 1 Bennie Brandvold and Will Prar 'are going out to wortc on the steam breaker just, as soon as the -weather perjnits. Mr. Halvor Hovede and Mr. John i J ohnson went to Lethbridge I I morning. j ten_ SCCQnds_ Kid is ccr- but was. outclassed' by dismissed the case with costs i.s Brown a count-er ciaim ui the plaintiff, tho defendant undertak-) Brown.s ,vas referred to the Supreme ..t' nlnin- "fnft I ing to return the tiffs cxjjonsc. year, although tions-of-the New York money mar- Brown's was rercrrea LU the plain- QR account of theikec is assisting Montreal as a finan- Supreme Court Edress Gardner and Edward that, a. -2T) ci-nt box of Preventics will not break. How is 'this for an offer The supreme confidnce in little Candy Cokl Curo. Tablets' 'certainly complete. It's against, 25 ty hip orlfls. And, Proven tics, boi% no qiiirrine, no laxative, nothing Iwsh nor sickening. Pneu- fiionia wotihl ''nowr appear if early enlf.k W.-TO broken. Safe and sure for. fcvorisli children, 43 Proventics At All Dealers ARE ON STRIKE St. John, N. B., March but C. F. P- Conybeare appeared for thc plaintiff, C. F. Harris for the de- fendant. In the case re appea.l against the magistrate's decision against Geo. Houk. application was made by C. F. Harris for leave to enter the ap- poal. The held that the service of a notice of appeal made on C. F. P. Conyboare, K.C.. as' solicitor for the defendant Hotchkiss. was good. The rest ot the morning until L.20 notes of some of -the most substan- against -the plaintiff, Chamberlain a great extent as European capital Holmes wen- charged with unlawfully Wakdy which is an action for j is anxious to find an outlet in Can- killing-a heifer, the property of the dam'ages. adian securities, whereas short time Circle Kanch. 0- F. Harris, for the accused said that they would elect to be tried by jury mid applied for bail. In support of his claim said that there was- not much of a chance of a case ancl it was not right to keep them in jail until the Supremo Court in May, especially seeing -that Holmes has a wife and four children on a- lonely homestead. stir is expected this placc in the Episcopal the unsettled-condi- Miss Elizabeth Derby- shire and Mr. James Crowder were bonds of matri- H. Webb in the irge number of rela- 3. After the ceremo- ny Mr. D. Hall took a photo of the bridal group as they were descending the church steps. They then drove to the home of the bride's parents, whore a bounteous repast was spread A very sad accident took place in. BOY KICKED A TABER BOY HEROICALLY RIDES FIVE MILES TO, A DOCTOR AFTER RECEIVING SERIOUS tial American railroads arc being peddled in the New 'York market. IN NEW YORK in New- York, I was the WHIIU lit guest of an old Montreal who the mine Is in the centre of the'financial oper- a piece of shell rock fell from the ations in that city, and hence was in roof of Uie room in which he verv touch with the financial working ancl struck Ed Carson on conditions in New York. OHO encour the back. Thc rock is which aging feature was the re-opening of lies between the coal and the solid the Knickerbocker Trust Co. on roof and as the distance it had to March 26, but in a general way there fall was probably Wxteen leet the ex- industrial or tent of the injury may be imagined. March 33.-Tbc Free Press j onto one, oi the horses and rode to says-. Alfred DC Mare, who was disc-j town as fast as he could for medical ing'on a homestead about five miles I WVn he reached town out of town, met with a painful and, and thg horsf. were what might have been a serious ac-J Q- blood cidont Saturday. One of thc horses, held up while Dr. he was driving kicked, striking young his Marc full in the face, cutting him held up while Dr. badiv splitting tho cartilage of [wounds. The cnancos are his face h end I end and will be somewhat scarred. in. him scnsoloas Ho was all alone Jfoitunate m escawns W1f nd how lo" he unconscious lie u brave boy and displayed not he cam, to n ,ood deal of presence mind m his he had bled coniderable, and he got .difficulty. fccupied in a Jegal argument jg nothing doing in industrial or i-cm. v> the practice and proccd- trrvnsporUtion matters at present on The injured man was taken to room staft struck tomsrlii, K T.i. nf -hnsnitn.! and for a time strong the composing on a question involving to wnfT.ncr tuc r- ure applied to appeals under the Li- thc Amcrican side in the nature of hospital and tor a time __ fnv out Mr. Harris n.w j sued bv a reduced staff. criminal code did not apply until af- ter the appeal was entered. His Ho- ltnd thcre is no hope were entertained for his rtto.eiy but TO I a t tial election in November. The Penn He expired today (Monday) sylvania THE CAN ADIAN BANK HEAD OFFICE. TORONTO ESTABLISHED B. President ALEX. General Manner A, H. IRIX-A.MD, Superintendent of Brioches ToSl .fhrouchont United SUtes and Engiand A GENERAL BANKING BUSINESS TRANSACTED COMMERCIAL AND FARMERS' SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT appea. was syLvanm Railroad .is going ahead three o'clock. He was a native of nor, Judge Winter decided to refer terminal station in Sweden, a Tnember of the M. Wo Court I T.. Vi under or local t T-IJ j 1 O O V latelv organised in of Alberta sitting en bane at trt- ftivcr, but they are having ana .v-y. SLT r hi Jn GRASSY LAKE NEWS Grassy Lake. AKa., March Monday. Mr, S. Canning, returned from the East, where he has been spending the last three months. Mr. W. Brooke, is erecting a fine residence on the corner of Llewelyn avenue and Third street. Mr. Couch, of Pincher Creek, is in town today. XlY JWrle returned on Saturday. The Board of will meet on the ot the ol. or any pordon of the Lethbridge Branch Gt'n of April. Mr. G. Maunsell. of Taber, has opened n drug store on First street. new hotel is rapidly Tht "It is admitted that whcrf the run monies was made on the Trust Company.of Saturday night thc foiling fortv million dollars were ers of the Coleman Ame No. .1140 rt in'two weeks by d.oosit- flitted to iMricher to ors and no h.r-v proportion of an aerie there: T. Haracs; this could he traced, as having been.f.. A. V.P J. Johnston. deposited in other financial C., .1, Stevenson: Con. tions which would to indicate Lions, WIlll'll v- thnt the money washing locked up The team cons.sts o, A. in safety deposit vaults or being kCpt II. W. at home instead of being Mr. UinflseeKer You want full: value for your money don't you Here are a few snaps: 320 acres, 2 miles from station, 640 3 13.00 t 320 41" 9-50 I 160 3 Lethbridge 25.00 320 6 at nome circulation to assist in develop- j WnB was tho ment of tho Hat- substantial witcnEJriscs Henry of Ife which aro At the same They report. however, the city of New Yorlc ,-ting MXiy offered about fifty millions of its mu- (forwnnl for deUvered an inter- j nicipal debentures to the citizens and, new ,st.inp: address to a large audience j the was .mderwr.tten s on Sundny afternoon, 'inside of showing I'crs of tlw Aeri. 15.00 :--y These arc worth aiU-e'asK-ami much more, too. Coaie m WEBER BROS. Btt I ;