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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 30, 1910, Lethbridge, Alberta The Daily Herald, Wednesday, March 30, WE NEED ROOM WE ARE GOING OUT OF THE SHOE BUSINESS Shoes Shoes Shoes Shoes Shoes Shoes 65c Read last night's ad. in the Herald i Best English Prints, 12 l-2c a yard j COMMISSION HEARD MANY WITNESSES (Continual From Front i Best 5c Seeds, 7 packages 25c i Kootenay Jams for 75c pail j A. MACDON AID CO. Q. Do you keep a letter book? A. No, I do not'. Q. Have you ever kept a letter book? A. Never in my life. Q. Did you ever keep carbon cop- ies of letters that you write? A. I do not unless they are typewritten; Q. Any letters that you sit down and write with your hand do you keep any cop it's? A'. No. I do not think I have ever written many let- ters that I considered of sufficient im- portance. Q. You have kept no copies of let- ters written by yourself? A. Yes, I .say that one thai is in reference to this in alter.. Q. Or any reference to the Atha- basca railway company? A. Yes. Q. Or the Athabasca syndicate as ii is Yes or ihc Athabasca j syndicate. Q. Then the only correspondence, of which you would- have any. copies .would lie letters such as you dictat- jeil to a stenographer who lias kept a copy of them? A. Yes, and 1 have J not any of that in reference to anv of the matters here. Q. The reason that 1 am asking 'about the Athabasca railway is this, ii understand that there was at some j time in thc history of the tratisac- i tion some connection between- the ,two? A.Oh yes there was some con- incct'ion. Q. Now the question 1 am asking is regarding correspondence in the I course of the negotiations ithc Athabasca railway or any person i for it, or the Athabasca syndicate, ior any person for it, and the Alberta and Great Waterways railway or any person for it, do vou understand that JA. I understand perfectly. Q. -Do I understand' you to say that your counsel1, Mr. In Co.? legislative __ J' Grow'! I saw per. H? documents; Is Yes. ji do you 'mean to say you have not, Mr. Cornwall, In your pos- session, a single scrap of documentary evidence relating to the Athabasca or to tihe 'Alberta and Great Waterways Hallway, a single scrap of document- ary evidence that has not been turned over to Mr, Biggar or Mr. MacKenzte and presumably by Mr. Biggar now to Mr. MacKenzle? have not a single tittle of evidence that has not been turned over to Mr. Biggar or Mr. MacKenzle. and presumably by Mr. Biggar nor to (Mr. !.MacKenxle? have not a single tittle of evidence? nothing. j way? nothing. _t. you have occupied that reference to It In the pa- .ition since the commencement of things in Alberta, 1505? .Haxe no papers relating to; Q_A Jarge negotlatlons between the govern uu.'and ohe Al- 'berta and Great Waterways Railway none. A Summary now In order understand each other fully, Mi- Cornwall, you follow me in this uuV tlon. we may Company passed through your depart- ment by correspondence and other- wiser has been brought You have not now in your pos-l down to the house and is now an ex- Pi '1 N 1 n fi 11 I t I kx e I Kt t .Vi A A I _ _lf A. i_ session a single tittle or scrap of documentary evidence of any charac- ter, or description whatsoever relat- hlbk before this commission the -de- partmental file from my department, the documents oo that Jlle nothing, j spondence had between your deputy, Rail- Mr. the company? Yes.. to Indicate, for instance i to the Canada Western I have y you did not keep those docu-j You have never had in your po- outside of those that are disclosed in ments. Ihese documents are all j ssession any documents relating to' the departmental file? I have "ere'ou know; is that right? or one representing the company.' tificate, possibly share certificate or 'A "ever had any documents relat- i This is a iile of Mr. Minty's and this share warrant or -stock certificate of i ilie to these Questions you just put 'Is another file of letters from Mr., your Interest in the Athabasca Hail- 1 to me l nave not turned over aD.ci j Clarke. way Co.. you turned that over to are "ot in the possession of your never had any. j solicitors. And no documents relat-! ing to any of these companies has have an interest in the syn- dicate? I have you have go: it. been destroyed that I know of. you ence with keep any correspond- go in." ''Mr. Justiqe Beck: "I suppose >Mr. Walsh you have seen them before." Justice 'Harvey: "You are per- fectly satisfied that these should all named Hawes? is my oath. just a step farther and then I am done, Mr. Cornwall. You do not know .of your knowledge from per they in the possession of your solicitors? J ask my solicitor? Mr. MacKenzie: "My tLords, there e ,viv tLords t hero sonut inspection what documents were are two or three files 1 havP gone by Mr. 1 you do not know -Blggar. They are open uments you had before you left them nil with your lawyer? like- ly. >Mr' I over wll'h 107' for on appointed time. This doc- does not refer to the investigation of the commission in any way. They are transactions independent of it in any way and they are open for in- last? 1 went over them two r three days ago. that is what I am advised, Ir. Cornwall, and you went over them your solicitor Mr. Biggar? es. you did pick out and de- ermine whar ones should be turned over to Mr. MacKenzie? cer- ainly did not. just left that with him? -iNo, he did not; they are all there. I'here was. nothing to pick but, Mr. Bennett, that I could see. you ever hear tell of the uicv u.iK uuen 101 in- tnem spection for this court and if his cross "Two Snaps" GQOD'SOIL. One 1-2 Sec... within four miles- of 'per acre. Terms easy. 320 acres within 4 miles of .station. Good improvements, 120 acres broken, 40 acres in wheat, part cash. Easy pay- ments. See Logan Ellert Milk River j HANDLING JASQUITH AND THE OF EXPLOSIVES! HOUSE OF LORDS Col. Taylor Gave lustruo I the Lecture Last (Continued From Front Page) Night it must be relatively small in. num- has everything'that you Have in conT nection with' A. Absolutely. Q. Is there anything that you ever had in- connection -with- either the Athabasca railway or the Athabasca syndicate or Hie Alberta and Great Waterways railway; which is not..in Mr. MacKcn'de's possession? .A. I have no correspondence, and never had any correspondence itr connection ibcrs and must exist upon a democra- any railway matters that are not In .Last night in-the I 1 I do not think i ever wired more tnan tated his shipment of dynamite call- j SHORTER COMMONS TERM onctf or Lwict. in my Ufc in comicc. jing it butter, yet- it was transported I The primc MinistL.r also spokc un 'lioa wilh a railway" matter on a crowded tourist steamer. favorably of referendum as a means I Q. Then I understand your o; "Railway men have an honorable of preventing a deadlock between the be, and with the exception of profession and if both officers and Uvo houscs Hc said he favorwj if Uvo, men who are on the firing line will possibic a joint scssrton of the but do .their duty they will like sol-.chambt.rSi blll ne had his. doubts as diers. receive honor. The. man who tp whcthcr it'could be. made appli- pcrs. books or documents of any kind he is not airarrt of explosives is ra.bie under the present British const.ll whatsoever, relating either to the either a fool or a liar. It- is a duty 'UlUon. Athabasca Railway or the Athabasca oath to of the papers which are now in Mr. MacKen- xic's hands, you have not and you never had in your possession: any Pa- to become acquainted with the dan- ger ami safe handling of explo- sives. ..He told ot the SAYS WAR IK CERTAIN St.John, NT. B.t March Milne, British officer is in thc city tonight on .sick leave. He believes lhat the yeltovr .peril is real and ter- rible; Hc loots: for certain war .on fjnited States by Japan and declares onslaught of hordes of Chinese will at some future time be startling. Thc Japanese he said, cannot, be trusted and are steadily and surely preparing for a bloody struggle. Ma- jor MiJne has served in the far east far east for several years. Constipation. The limitation ot thiv veto- power of the Lords, coupled with shortening of 'he duration of thc Commons was, in. dangerous ar.ticle-s Ins opinion, the best means by which; Syndicate, or the A. 0. W: Ry.? A. Q. T understand from Mr. MacKen- xie, that these papers in his hands such us rubber high wines, expressiou of are open to Mr. .Johnson and myself. and gases Vf Mr are. it-brought into a car i Cross-Examination by Mr. Bennett aciQS. A nfianunable liquid might cause a fire or serious ile veto, said .the Premier An -unfortunate the last was as 11S (Jupt'n- but tllfr moment prevented the use of 'the stcr IlcW hy tllt' kinv was far more eoptican, so a short- talk was given sectlrt> of letlllrt' lhan t'vpr fpn on the history and qualities' of black ]o1' of Uis Tudor, ancestors. The ab- powder. nitroglycerine and dynamiteJ sPhlk' veto of the Lords, thc Prc- railway commission have issued mf6r nuist follow tlu- veto stringent regulations in regard to in- of lhc Crown hl'forc thu specting, placarritnp-. and :Cloar for thc of a waycars laden with explosives. A railway man may have to decide in: Mr. Asqujtli in the. .course. oi his. a twinkling of an eye what to do in speech made it, -plain that the rcsolu- a case of an emergency and he should were net-pssity couched in study this subject so as to be able terms. to act promptly to save his own life, They were, he a basis On as well as the life and property of which a bill would-be built Tlu- [others. For when ttamllcd properly. object of Ihr resolutions hv v.'-fti .'what, yon know about the papers. t-he papers in connection with the Athabasca Railway Co. were in possession of Mr. Minty a short time ago'.' cannot answer any questions about '.Mr. Minty. -papers were in 'his posses- sion until some time ago? they were noi. I have a lawyer here who looks after 'my papers. Biggar? O. 'M. Big- gar. -Mr. Biggar in possession of part ot" your papers in connection .wivh this transaction untii Mr. Mac- Kenzie on the Is that right? Mie company has organized, j was organi7ed in Winnipeg as the Athabasca Railway Co.? yes. mended meetings. I am trying to get at the papers to find HUDSON'S BAY Sole Agents for Butterick Patterns M4 to U tiesltky if tU Allowed U dofgtd up. A motion of the boweli daily ihould with aapirea or WMtipttion clop the wp the natural outlet of jexplosivps can he handled quite safe- to obtain statutory definition and pro jtection for well established constitu- tional practices. GHti reUini in ttt BJBUK effete producU n( blood, dyipcpcift, foul humon, pira- boib, ete. Burdock Hood Bittert built up M ft for cofMtipttioft whkh ftriw from ii. 4 AMERICANS HONOR 1------------------------------ SIR ERNEST SHACKLETON THE PROVEN CURE New York. March Ameri-l can Geographical Society last night; FO..R ECZEMA paid tribute to Sir Ernest Shackleton. the British explorer, who reached a point within one hundred and eleven miles of the South Pole, when the Culuni medal was presented to him by O. D. D. PRESCRIPTION iMany eczema sufferers, have failed so utterly with salves and other "dis- coveries" that even the assurances of the best physician or druggist cannot Archer M. Huntington. president theci to Rvagt the association, before 500 members) in any remedy. and guests, in the atiditorium of the j H is to these discouraged sufferers Engineering Society's building. With this formal recognition Burw Wood- K h w a Bridge, N.S., "For over my wife WM troubled withcoortip8tion. I aly, Denmark and United Sutes. She tried several phy-} He was heartily cheered last night j in particular that we now recommend op A trial size bottle of the accepted stan- dard eczema remedy, a simple wash but could no relief, but tektag bottVw of Burdock Blood Bitten ttw WM completely cured and ii in food Mj I fpeak too Burdock Shackleton he -has been honored by j as n D r> the government and scientific organ-j Thc best skin SpCci.iijsrs long, ago izations of several j 'became convinced that this simple Brrrain. France, 'Norway. Russia, It-J offered the only true cure for 1 eczema, and the thousands of cures ir has made prove thai they were right. Why shouldn't you get. Instant re- _______________. lief from thit terrible itch, and a per- -A fire which broke out in the skat- nianent cure- as so nave A 'What do you want to know? Q ;1IR trying to find out from you if you know of the organization of this company in Winnipeg; you were present at meetings? A I don't know very much about it. I may have been present at meerings but don't know very much about it. Q Mr. Minty was the lawyer who! looked after it in Winnipeg? -He was looking after it there. Q Did you make an application for a sifbsfdy for this road? iWh'ere are your papers also for that? A I have not got any p.-tpers about that and I never marie a personal application.. by the assemblage. Tor b j d cmlr by TW T. Milbm Toronto ing and curling rinks at North Battle- ._ j i nT5t SICT> iS 10 ford destroyed the nnk, D. J. Read-j D. _ rie iic u. er's resider.ee, Keneally's stable and T. Clump's stable. Reader's fur- niture and the horses from the stable were saved. Dept. ,L H, Jordan St., Toronto, for a free trial It will stop the awful itoh instantly. Take our idvtce and'end ySur suffer- ing by writing today. Johnston and Q Suoft doccments as yor. sent, did you keep copies of them? A All the documents that 'I have in connection with that ara in the pos- session of my lawyer. Q 'Mr. Justice Scott: Do you keep i copies of documents? I do i not keep copies. Q Mr. Bennett: You did not then keep conies of any documents made in connection with the acts passed lit the list session? A 'No. no' docu- men is. Q W7ho looked after them" A Mr Biggar, I presume. Q So when you say Mr. MacKenzie has all your documents -he had got them from Mr. Biggar? A Yes. 'How uO you KiYOvr nt> fiGt all? Well, I presume he got them all; I trust Mr. Biggar. iHe is a man of honor and he is my lawyer. Q Mr. Bennett: Then you are giv- ing your statements as to what you supposed what Mr. Biggar did with .Extensions to our, present, biiildnig- are to he made at once anil wo are alteafe over- stocked and room n'iust be few the car- t neuters to" work. 'Onr Off ices; axe'beiiig inov- ed upstairs, We liaveimany thousands of dol- lars worth of bright new goods imported di- rect on which you can make a good, saving. We take great pride in "the" iipTmiTcljrig Lethhridge and District, (hnv turn over is now in the hundreds of .thousands, large enough that we can sell at closer prices and carry a much larger assortment. LADIES' ONE-PIECE DRESS of fine mull, made in semi-princess style; front of waist trimmed wrth embroidery and lace insertion in yoke effect; skirt tis gored and trammed with rows of laco insertion, has deep flounce with six.one-inch tucks; in colors sky, pink, green, white and mauve. Prices from LADIES' TAILORED in all wool panaraa cldth, thoroughly shrunk. Coatiis in semi-fitting style, lined with taffeta silk, length 34 ins.; the collar and '.cuffs are of .moire silk, over- laid with silk soutache braid, fastening with self-covered but- tons. Skims are nine plaited in newest styles. Prices to from LADIES' SUITS Made from imported repps and linen. Semi- fitted coats; nine and thirteen gored skirts. (M) f Q 00 LADIES' VOILE AND SERGE all colors and styles. Prices from v to We are showing a full range of American and English Hats in the latest styles and colors DERBY HATS-r-American make, in black, brown, slate and elephant ....................at i A DERBY. make, in black, brown, green. These hats are the well known 2 ounce weight................................ BOYS' TELESCOPE HATS in blsck and brovfn.. MEN'S KNOCKABOUT HATS in -brown, blue and sreen jfc> MEN'S- SOFT FELT HATS :a the newest Light weight. Prices and MEN'S TWEED .CAPS .in and American K. scyles. Prices from CRUSH HATS In black and brown V ;uul GENTS' In the latest styles. Mack, brown and grey. Prices.. BOYS' CAPS in red, white and green cloth.. BOYS' VELVET JOCKEY CAPS in colors.. x BLACK SATEEN CAPS for engineers and fire- men Will buy a pair of our noted 'Ftt- wcll" Shoes for ladies or gentle- TlKMij lll'Ulc in box volonr en If tan calf and vici kid; Blucher cut: light or heavy soles, welted. Tt will also purchase a pair of VFit- 'woir Oxfords for ladies or gentle- men, made in tan calf, velour calf, box black or brown vici kid and patent colt; Blucher cut; welted and made up on the new- est models. These goods are right up io date and are the best value procurable at the price. Running iShoes for hoys and girls at easy .prices. Canvas shoes and Slippers in great variety for all. Try thc tiola5 Football per pair. They are good and highly recommended. ;