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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - March 29, 1906, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME 1 LETIIBRIDGE. ALBERTA. THURSDAY. MARCH 29. 1906. NUMBER 21 We Find we are Overttoekcd with Canned - im Before Movinf we Offer this at $2.40 per case of 2 dozen t -OR- $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. V^fALKER, General Manager , ALEX. LAIRiy, Asst. Gen'l Mamrar - I^RANCHES THROUGHOUT CANADA, AMD IM THE UNZTSD STATES AND BNOLAMD BANKINd BY MAIL Baid]iM8 may bie transacted by mail with Miiy braaeh of tho Bank. Accounts may be opened, and dopositis made or vdthdrawn by mail. Every attentton is |iaid to onit-of'town accounts. 1:^ BRANCHES IN ALB^TAc CALGARY , .LEAVINGS NANTON STAVELY (l.AKESnOLM LETHBRIDGE PINCHEU CREEK STRATHCONA MACLEOD PONOKA VEGREVILLE MEDICINE HAT RED DEER VERMILION WETASKIWIN  KOMONTOX-HKUl RIVER l\NlsrAIL LETHBRIDGE BRANCH C. G. K. NOURSE, - - - MANAGER i > BRASS GOdi>S Faiibanlcs and Globe. *.* Gate and |*t*s ManaB*r STRIKERS QUIET Over Three Hundred Men on Parade^ BEFORE THE HOUSE OF COMMONS UlboT Memlier asks Questions About Mounted Police. THEY LOST MONEY Insurance Directors Iteit ing in Stoclts. REVEUTIONS MADE AT OTfAWi . All is pence niul quiet at-No. 3. Tlw strikfi-k are acting in a very orderly niannor. y\.s a mutter of (act iitrnngur.s ccMnini; (o town would he iinahlc to lietect it strike, as out-WRrclly �11 is calm. Tuesday afternoon fully !i'2ri niinei's marulicd aroiind the square, the |.mrposc being to impress citizens that all the miners \v�re out, as reports had �hecn circulated that a lot of them had gone back to w^jrk. A notice was posted at the Tabor mines this week, sayinB-thut after April i�t, 'the union men would not work with non-union men. lyewvYork Life Director is under Artest. In the Hoii.so of Coimiions, Mi-. Vervillc, the 'I.aii^r member ior'Mais-sonouvo. Que., made the following in-�|Uiries about the l-ot'lvbridgo trouble: March 2.1-1 Tins (ho attint ion of the Government boon dmwn to the following item, appearing in the Ottawa Citizen on 20th March, 1906: "IX'troit, ,Mich., March 19.-A Great KalKs, Montana, despatch says the strike of the coal miners at Lethbrklgc, Alberta, (Janada, has paused the Dominion Governniont to render ossistanco. The Northwest Mounted Police hnA'o lioeii placc^l in control of the town, antL martial law.prevails. This action appears to have irritated the miners still fvu--ther, and the citizens fear grnw disorders, aiorc than .WO men, members of the union, ore on strike, and there still are 100 at work, undul(tcd police, in the course of heir regular duties, had been employed to preserve law and order at tlxs: mine-s. About 500 millers, Ool. White said, were on strike, and there was danger of -thsii- nttoanrrting to prevent the owners from working the fans ond pumps, and tliercby preventing the working of tho mines, which were lieiiig operated b.y nonunion men. Tho mounted police, re. inforccd by mem!)ers of the force from other parts, were on hand to prevent tlie destruction of property and protect the persons of the men who were at wdi'k. The police in that region are up to the ways of miners, and anticipate they may alteni]>t ^^causc damage or intimi-doto the'^'orkers by the- use of bombs or dynamite. Up to the present, however, the police, with- their ell-known efficiency, have bean tbie to preserve law and order." 2. What authority had Lt.-Col. White to make tho statements cre of the mounted police? 6. What authority had lit.-Col. White (or aiiticipating.,that fllio miners may attempt to cause damage or intimidate the workers by the use of bombs or dynamite? 7: Has any corrospomlonce passed between any department of the Oov-jrnment and-any individual or coi-poration upon the subject? (Special to ihc Herald.) Ottawa,'^ March 2!).-'l^e insurance companies today complained to the commi.ssion ' that qiicstionB in circular issued are anibiguous and dil-Hcult to answer. Investigation was .very interesting, revealing tho fac^ that directors of the Imperial Lite had been caught Hpcculating in .unauthorized securities, and had been compel leItJM ACCOMMODATION. .-(.Si)i-i-i,l to the Herald.) London. Alanh 29.-The Salvation Army caimol secure enough Accommodation for ail the emigrants de-siriiijf to go (o Canada under their auspici'H. --o- FinK AT NEWDAM3. Al,., Tho Winnipeg Free Press comments as follows: (.Conditions arising out of the* .s-trike of miners at the Cialt coal mines at Lothliridge liriiig forcibly home to the ()b.ser\"er that here are not two, but three parties interested, (he owners, the laborers, and the public. The- towns to the south, such as Cnivlston, dopomi on the Gait mines for fuel. The jji-es-nce of such local cent res which take their sujipl.v on a day-lo-doy Vasis on account of tIn;Ir easy iiroximity shows that such plnci.'s may suffer more ficurely from an intcrniptlon of supply than larfi-e centres to which several sources of fuel siipjily may he contributors. There are other mines on the Crow's Xest Railway both east and west of Lcthbridgo but a new accession of demand can HCidoin be immediately met, owing to previous orders aivd coiitriicts and the impossibility of fiuick itfcrease of supply of both i;onl and cars. The locnii/.ation or centralization of coal digging operations is a matter of public economy iimier right conditions, but by centralization a kind ol interdopondenco in interests is. established, tho iiitertcring ;vith which is a public disnslcr. Jt ap-jicars to be a most simple and obvious state function to pi-cvcnt public inconvenience or hardship from abnormal unsettling of tlie work of supplying neccKsar.v conunoditlos. Provision for arbitration between two of the parlies is iisunlly slow, oven with respect to the two interests intended to lie served. Something soenis to be ienuii-i?F LEGISLATURE. , BanwoU, the Toronto bank robber, wos sentenced to four years in penitentiary, See tlie snope and stgle AND SELECT THE ONE YOU WANt"^ You are anxious to Have a hattli� is fashionable and beeoming-one that will give you good service. See thi^ Southard Hats. ' �  They are Hats with Excelleitcc^ | And all the men who wear them say . they get the worth of the money they spend for their headwear.* . ' I We make a strong showing of coirect novelties ^^^^fo^ and sizes now in stoclc. Do it Now, We are the Hatters K. SOUTHHRO ^��e�e�M��e���ee�eee����e�ee��eMaeeeee�� A. Macdonald & . General Merchants, Lcthbtidgc True Business Principl BUY AND SELL FOR CASH On account of tl>e keen competitioA from Winnipeg to thfe^^^^'^ ; and in tlie best interests of nil concerned, A. Macdonald Co. will, onlaad * ' \ after the Ist~ of April mxt, sell for cash only. ' ,1 Prices WilJ be Reasonable ^ For Convenience of Ranchers special arrangements can he made. :AH accounts must be paid by 31st March next; i; The Pioneer Mercantile EstablishmMt vith to-Date Methods . SeUing for Cash, we are able to fill your oiders M the VerV Ibwekt nki^ ^i^ : spldior. We handle the choicest Grocene. in th/mariiet,^�A2!a ! ; liolden Co/s Boots and Shoes, Stanfield's Underwear, tookeVGeiitvRiSkSS^^ ; Jos.Hall & Co.s Mitts a�d Gloves, Jno. W. Peck C^s^iSS *SST^S  from the best houses in Canada; also by direct importation. ; mm MAY CAUSE DtBATE l.c|islation Affecting tlie Greek . Church in Alberta. (Spi.'cial to tho Herald.) Kdmonton, March Uf).-^Iclvenny, Prince Albert, has prosentcvl a liill in tho Legislature- retjarding the Catholic church, which may lend to debate. 'J'he object is to enact legislation taking in tiho Gi-eek, Armenian Catholic churches ami control t-liem a'bsolutcli', whether they desire it or not. Hon. W. Hf (.'iishing's amencliiioiits to the villago bill passed its second readinif. The bill pi'ovidos that tho debt of villages shnll not exceed ?100. .The clerks shall also make stutemeri-t of unpaid ta.xes. WILL .APPEAL PECISION W. C. Ives will appeal the decision of II t'ardstoii .1. P.. who found a citizen of that town guilty of having liriuor in his possession for tho pur-~po.^e of sale, it is claimed the man !iad tlie liquor for hi.q private use. a PUBLIC MEETIXa. CONTROL OVER RATES: Increased Powers for the Riliway Commission. \ public moctint; in the interests of \V. .1,'. .siiiinions will be held in Olivers ITall on Tuesday evening. It will be addressed by W.C. S"im-moiiK. and likely a member of the Cabinet. Posters will give further purticiilars. �" ---o-- a danoy .j OH. OOVRUVOU OI>^ N. B. Hon. �. C. Eraser has boon pointed Liontenant-Governor Nova Scotia. s. np-df CONTRACT I'OIt (! 1 {A 1)1 .VC!. Mc.Adoo &' Van Home ha\c sv-cui' ed the Contract for gra-fling the l-'-lh-bridge Athletic Association Ki-oiinils. They start work on JIoiKlay. MR. COX r>i;.\i>. (.S|>ecial to the Herald.) 'Rut-ina, March 20.--ISic first legli lat.ure of Saskatchewan u|K-ned io day with Ijofitting pomp and rero-monics. Nearly all member^ ate in tho cit.v. vlt will meet in logld-.M'e buildings of the Northwj'd, cxi of res!>ect to sentiment, miN' ugh a general desiiv! vvns e.xpre-ss-.-d !.� have function held in nore criiir'.! uJid I'ommodioiis building. -0- J. Cox, one of the pnriy who �'ume out (from Kiirivy, KiiMland, u low weeks a-go, -'*l>"-. al lust ni�ivt. lie "ms �i\ .years, ol The Imperial flank will open branch ot llanlt. a(5�>. WATCH OUT POYB. Complaint is iiukIo tlmt small bo.vs with catBjiults are uma.shing; elpctrlc light globCH and doiitg other ilam-nge about town. Chief Parry Intends a " to proseciilo the first boy ho flnclH injuring property. A beautiiul and siilistniitial sot of double harness hns lieen turned out by Horner-anrl 1 lutehiiison jor the Lethbrwlge lirew^ivg Vo. it is a HWi.-ll piece ol worK-iiiaiisbip. and re-Ik'cls credit on this Ijnii. Tbe harness is stroiiH'l.v nindi; wiili 4lie best of maleriiil. It is iiic-ki'l mounted iind bears the iiilfiiils, "1^. 11. it M, Cij." in |irojniiient [io.sit/ his victim was a son of a'wpalthvA rasi'dent of Southern Montana. ;:Keni*l:';: ey avows that ho killed Oliver In a' -. a rat, Tho animal, sprung up on her lap, ami when,! attempted to knock it off ^US^t\( mnj seized Jior by-the'Iowe,r apparently coiiJd not frcOj^iti til'a by-stander scizod, it^J throat and iorced it to Io�tj| woman's lip Is badly tomy. bosom of hor,-\dr ihrodB, .y.'\''f%i. ;