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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - March 29, 1906, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME 1 We Find we are Overstocked with conned - corn Before Moving we Offer this at $2.40 per case of 2 dozen Herald -on- $2.25 in five case lots HUDSON'S BAY CO. ' OF COMMERCE Paid-up Capital, $10,000,000. Reserve Fund, $4,500,000 HEAD OFFICE, TORONTO B. E. \\'ALKER, General Manager ALEX. I.AIKD, Ami. Gen I Managtr BRANCHES THROUGHOUT CANADA, AND IN THE UNITED STATES AND ENGLAND BANKING BY MAIL Business may be transacted by mail with any branch of the Bank. Accounts may be opened, and deposits made or withdrawn by moil. Every attention Is paid to out-of-town accounts. CALGARY ( I.ARliSHOLM KU.NiO.VrON UK.II RIVliU I\MSI AIL BRANCHES IN ALBERTA LEAVINGS NANTON STAYELY LETHBR1DGE 1MNC11ER CREEK STRATHCONA MACLEOD l'ONOKA VEGREVILLE MEDICINE HAT RED DEER VERMILION WETASKIWIN LETHBR1DGE BRANCH C. G. K. NOURSE, MANAGER BRASS GOODS $ Fan banks and Globe, v Gate and if Check Valves, ail sizes, kept in stock. Stewart Stoves (EX Ranges Are guaranteed to give perfect satisfaction We nlso carry n complete stock of and Supplies lately Montreal [ED 1817 .SI4.000.NI . io.eN.eet M5.IS* I, Montrea1 3NT: EO.MOUNT GOVAL. G. O. M. 0. DENT: MMQHD, K. 0. M. 0. VCfUL MAN'AO EH i '' le principal points in Canada 'New York, Chicago, /foundland Ldit and Commercial Credits Irts of the world. j-AVORABLE TERMS led States, Europe and Ctnida lit* mi curren�l*r�t�� U T. R. REEVE LCXl " M*n�g*r Over Three Hundred Men on Parade BEFORE THE HOUSE OF COMMONS Labor Member asks Questions About Mounted. Police. THEY LOST MONEY LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA, THURSDAY* MARCH 20, 1906. STRIKERS QUIET Insurance Directors Deal ing in Stocks. REVELATIONS MADE AT OTTAWA NUMBER All In pence nnd quiet nt, No. U Tho strikers are neting fn n very orderly manner. As n mutter of fuel slrnngors coining to town would to unnhlc to No loci n strike, �h out-wnrdly all is culm. Tuesday afternoon fully �'1JJ5 minors marched nrouml the' square, the |>ni'|)osu be-Ing to impress citizens thnt nil the millers were out, us reports had-boon circulated thnt a lot of ihein bad gone back to work. A notice wns posted nl (lie Tnlior mines this week, saying-that after April 1 Ml, 'tin- union men would not work with non-union men, In the House of ('ominous. Mr. Verville. the l.nhor nieiulier for'Mais-soiii'iive, Que., mode Die following inquiries aliiiut the Lethbridgo irouhle: March �l -lvilns the attention of the dovornnictit been drawn to the following Item, appearing in the Ottawa Citizen on 2l>th March, 11)00: "Detroit. .Mich., March 11) .-A drool Kails, Montana, despatch m\ys tho strike of the conl minors at Lolhbrklgc, Alberta, Canada, has caused iho Dominion Ooverimient to render assistance. The Northwest Mounted Police have l.een placed in control of the town, and mnrlinl law prevails. This action appears to have irritated the miners si ill further, anil the I'iti/.mis fear grave disorders. More than fit'O men, members of the union, are on strike, and there still nie luo nt work, undtr. police protect ion. These men ore greeted daily by volleys of snowballs n lu I tit ones ns they go to work. J>\ II. Sherman, district president of the Villon, ,says the strike mny be extended to other conl mines in Al-borlu and British Columbia, unless un ngi cement is reached. Many smnl'or towns in A1 licit a are now on the Verge of eon I luti All shipments to outside points have been stopixsl. I.t.-Col. IV. d While, C.M.O.. Controller of Mounted I'olico. loing shown ihe foregoing despatch, state.! that thi? strike niontioiii.il hail I von going on for some days, nnd that lie mounted police, in the course of their regular duties, had been employed to preserve law and order at tlte mines. About .ion millers. Col. White said, were on strike, and there was danger of their nl tempting to prevent the owm rs from working tho funs and pumps, ami thereby preventing the working of the mines, which were lieing operated |.y nonunion men. The mounted police, ve. inforcfd by members of the force from other parts, wore on hand to prevent the destruction of property nnd protect the persons of the men who were nt work. The police iu I hot region are up to the ways of miners, and uiitirjputo they iiiuy attempt tAcuuse damage or intimidate iho^orkcrs by the use of bombs or dynamite. I'p to the present, however, the police, with their well-known ollleieticy, Imve be mi rble to preserve la.w nnd order." 2. What authority had I.t.-t'ol. White to make the statements credited to him in the above'' .1. I'pon what information were the statements based'.' \. What disorder has occurred in the district aiTectvd. that would justify the interference oi the mounted police? Who request.-d the help of the mounted police? 0. What authority hud Li -Col White for uuticipat ing . thut .the miners rimy attempt to cause dnmujjo or intimidate ihe workers b.\ the us, in Ontario' Logislutnre gave gov-erntnenl Till, opposition IS. ��o �......- � HANK MANAOKU IHSAl'l'EAUS. (.Special to the Herald.) Smith Colls, March 20.-IV-thuno. mnnnger of tho I'nion Hank here, has disappeared. --o~ AXAIICH-Y IN ItlSSlA. (Hpcciul to the Herald.) Odessa. Match 20.-Anarchy ib rnmpuut here, ami murder ami rol>-hery occur duily. -o- SKKH1 NO COMMKN0K1). z (Special to'the Herald;) f'ulgary. March 21).-Seeding com-meneed nl Airdrie and Crossfteld. I'lowing is general throughout Centra! Alberta. ---o- . Illld.'S PLANS IN TIIR WEST. (Special to the llernhl.) NVw ^ork. March 20.-J. .1. Hill is not credited here with neorly so extensive plans for Canadian invasion ns is rumored out west. Ills operations uiil be limited. --o- M \Y CLAIM SKAT. {^^^^^^^^^^^^^e*e>e>e^e|>. .-McKenn.v. Prime Albert, bus presented a lull in the Legislature r>>g�rdtiig the Catholic church, which may lead to WILL AIM'KAL HKCrSION. debate, islatiou uienian control The object is lo enact leg-tukiug iu the I!reck, Ar Catholic churches and them absolulelv , uhetliei I hey desire it or not. Hon. W. lit Cushion's auieiiibiiciils to the villagvi bill passed lis second rending. The bill provides that tin debt of villages shall no I- ovvoj Sinn. .The clerks shall also make statement of unpaid taxes \V C Ives will appeal tho decision o( a Ciirdston ,!. p . who found a iti/en of thnt town guilty of having iipior iu his possession for the pur-iii.m. oi sate 11 is i'laiiiied the man iud il"' liipior lor his private use. a pi ni.ic mketixo. A public meeting in tho iuterestH if w c. Sinuiioie. will t.e held in Oliver's Hall on Tuesday evening. It rtill be addressed by W. C. Sim iiioiis, arid likely a member of the Cabinet. Posters' will give further part iutilnrs. CilVKIIS'lilt OK N S. i Special lo the Herald.) \i.-ioiin. It ('., March 29.-Prince Anhiii- oi Connaught enthusiastically announces that, lie bus been enjoying himself immensely since yester-ila.v's formalities i�f welcome. Today Hi's Highness golfed, mid everybody ivbo can discriminate, totweun a golf mj,|; and a slick of dynamite, was out to siv the royal player. Tomorrow His Highness goes fishing. -o- nanwull, the Toronto bank robber, was sentenced lo four years in penitent inry. OPKXIXO UK LKaiSLATL'UK. (Special to tho Herald.) Ileginn, -March 20.-Tho (list legls bit me of Saskatchewan opened today with iH'fUting pomp and ceremonies. Nearly nil members nie in the city. -II will meet in logld-.Ue buildiugs of the Nortliw cd , c\t of respect to seiiliment, ml!., uyh a general desire was expro-is d !.> have function held jn noro cenlt'�.l uud coininodioiis building. -o--- The linjierial branch uL lluulf. Hon. D. C. Vraser has been pointed Lieut ennirt-(;!>' A >i I mil 'i'roiu Siirnv. 1. 11 n 1111 n I. weeks ago. died ol lit" Unli al last nijrfit. lie wns sit v.. agv. W VTCH DPT POYS. . li I lie lew 1 lospil -ill's, of Honk will open a Coiupluint is uiado that small !,oys with catapults are ismiisliiiig i�|ectrlc light, globes and ilohig other damage about town. Chief Parry intends lo prosecute the lirst boy he linds injuring properly. \ (.in,n ipKA. I!-- mIhiiiI u-ochers nl' the public svh.-d � thinking of giving u priz l.l Ihe best n'eil-growers at tilt) ,li..'l l-'.ucb room is taking a dif. ,'ereiit kind oi llower. The teachers are going lo supply certain kinds of .seekls foi the looms, l-'uch pupil receives a certain number Of seeds which he takes homo and plants ihein iii ii box. The pupils aro to attend the seeds at homo without anybody s ussi- tauce. The pupils are lo bring the seeds at the ond of the term, when they will be judged, and the pupils who have the l,est plant and llower receives n prize, from (he -touchers. gait in iho district court today, Heiney is a young Frenchman, whllu his victim was a son of a wealthy resident of Southern Montana, Item* ey avows that ho killed Oliver la a .piniTel, while the State muintaina ; that tho crime was committed for�r the purpose ol robbery, Jleiney, hav-. ing sold Oliver's effects ull tho wayj from Helena to Vancouver, where ha vvns captured, and by which ho traced. .was A VICIOUS HAT, London. Ont., March 27.-WdUvS waiting for a train in the Orand' Trunk wailing room, it woman. wa>}| attacked ' Itj-. a rat. The nniiwji': sprang up on her lap, and when ,|hj| utteuiptotl to knock it off thC;,.ftnM ina.1 seized hor by (ho lower lip.^(j|fe apparently could not trcc< H�sJ|J^ ul a by-standor seized It of i throat and forced it to (lie j woman's Hp is lindly torn, posit ion of sniierinteiiileiit of Cal- bosom of hor dross-=-\p"|��';vi gory schools. jhreds, " A. Vow M. Scotf, Uriiiisvvick of the I'nivorsilj-will lie oll'ered ;