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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 10, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta UfTHtHIDOf, AbtlRTA, MONDAY, MAY 10, BURDETT THE COMING TOWN FAIR WARNING You must act immediately to be certain of securing any of these lots at the present prices. In a very few days from now the price will advance. Call on HATCH COONS and WEBER REALTY CO., Agents for the Burdett Townsite. Three thousand homesteads and pre-emptions within 40 miles of Burdett Good hotel and livery accommodation and land locators at Burdett. Good opening for all kinds of business The Menu at The Alberta Restaurant is as extensive as any in the city. Open day and night. Everything in season. Did you ever see what the Menu Card at The Model I Restaurant Appeals to everybody by its Excellent Menu and ought to claim the patronage of all Union Men As it is run on strictly union principles Rooms in connection John Can tin PROPKIETO K 1 says Dili you ever jsee now the waitresses and cooks carry out the instruc- tions on the Menu Card? Try it! OUR CAFE has been enlarged, know the moral. We sell Ton v o Hazelwood'sice Cream and receive it fresh daily from Spokane. Sundaes, Sodas, Etc. All Flavors. Chow Sam Co. A NEW LETHBRIDGE CITIZEN The East Lambton Tribune, pub- lished at Thedford, Out., has the following in reference to a gentle- i man who has recently token a posi- tion with JR. A. Wright, jeweller "A meeting of the band committee was held on Wednesday evening of last week for the purpose of taking over the accounts of L. P. Smith, the retiring secretary-treasurer, and electing a successor. The books were found to be in first class shape and handed over to A. B. Powell, who was elected to the office. The mem- bers of the band were present and took advantage of the opportunity to work in a surprise on Mr. Smith. Waiter Rogers read an address which spoke in glowing terms of -Mr. Smith's efforts in connection with the wb-iie r." Tudor presented him with a handsome fitted club-baa" on behalf of the band and the com- mittee. 3Ir. Smith though so'me- j what affected by thc surprise, made j a fitting reply. i "After adjournment the business men of the town tendered Mr. Smith a farewell supper at the Holwell Father House. Dr. Grant acted as toast- master and introduced the usual list of toasts. Many of the speakers ex- pressed their regret for his depart- ure and paid big tribute to his in- tegrity as a business man and his sterling worth as a citizen. Mr. irurn rendered a very fine solo, .which was much appreciated. Mr. MEMBERS HAVE A SCARE Case of Smallpox in Parliament Build- ings at Ottawa How a Sask-alta thermometer earns its money. indicating when oven is ready for peeping By showing on its face what By savii ii. By substituting certainty' for chance in baking results. "Sask-alta" rang.e thermometer was tested fo'r six months before one -range was sold. "Sask-alta" thermometer is to the housewife what the compass is to t h.9 ship captain. Undon Torontt, Vanctuvef, St. John, Hamilton, Canary STAFFORD-AGNEW CO., LOCAL AGENTS INTERCEDED FOR SCOTT Lestance's Letter in Quebec Published HOODLUMS BRHAK SERVICES Montreal, May interesting sidelight upon the historic events in connection with the Kiel Rebellion' Break Most of Windows, Hurl Pieces of Coal Through Them and Tear off Roof s cast London. May the de- ajrd Mrs. Smith carry with'them thc ;jood wishes of the entire commun- ity and leave behind them a host of friends." We shall be pleased to figure on the cost of putting in a first- class cement walk in connection with your private residence. Call us up BOYD, GOODE CO. Concrete Works, Smith Street Phone 344 by a letter published in the. gtruction 'wrought by the hooligans of French papers of Quebec, written by Father Lestance of the Oblate Order to Archbishop Langevin of St. Boni- face, on the events surounding the killing of Thomas Scott by Louis RieL In his letter Father Lestance says: "Kiel never consulted me either before or after the. deed. I did not go to Fort Garry often, and I do not remember having seen Kiel atone, ex- cept- on the. day of the execution of Scott, half an hour perhaps before his death. I was accompanied by Donald Smith, now Lard Strathc'.na, We found Kiel alone, and there and then beseached him not to execute Scott and not to dishonor, by a stain that would never be wiped out the provisional government. Kiel receiv- i us politely but flatly refused to grant our supplication. In spite, however of this refusal I did not despair, as I did not think Scott would be execut- We cany everything in Plumbing Accessories Some of the little things may have been neglected when your plumbing system was installed. Here are a few of the little things in Bathroom Trimmings: TOWEL RACKS (Nickle Plated) ROBE HOOKS RUSH HOLDERS GLASS FOLDERS GLASS SHELVES TOOTH BRUSH HOLDERS No job too large No job too small WiUiain Head Co. Ltd. Calgary and Lethbndge Street Phone 299 the..neighborhood, it has been impos- sible 'for the congregation of'St. Phil- lips' church "Wellington.--street; Leeds, to worship within its. walls. Practi- cally all the windows on- the north side of the church have been broken and the building is in a deplorable condition. Morning sendee had to be held in the vestry and evening service was'- cuiiciicieditr1 ;tiie .school- room'. The church built in 1847, is situated in one. of the poor- est quarters of Leeds. work oi said the vicar, "has -been.- going on for years, but it has been gradually.gett- ing worse. On one occasion a'piece of coal was hurled through a: window during a service and seriously injur- ed a mem oer of the choir. Last week all sorts used to break the windows, including a homemade football. The woodwork on the vestrv roof was also, wrenched Ottawa, May The news that a case of smallpox hacl been discovered within the precincts of parliament, supplemented as it was by the action of the local health authorities in fum- igating and disinfecting the room of one of the Senators, caused a little flurry of excitement among Parlia- mentarians here yesterday, and gave rise to a rumor that posibly all the members might be quarantined. For- tunately, however, no such drastic measures were considered necessary, by the medical health officer, Dr. Law. On Friday it was discovered that the young son of Senator Coineau of Digby county, JN. S., was suffer- ing with an incipient case of small- pox. The boy had taken breakfast that morning his father in the Parliamentary restaurant, and had been for a part of the day in the lat- ter's room on the Senate side" of the house. As soon as the disease was diagnosed he was hurried to the small COL. BELCHER'S GIFT Presents a Flag to New Armory at Morinville Edmonton, Aha., May Col. R. Belcher, 19th Alberta Mounted iiiurs ano Autjoi1 Slois, Thibau- deau, went to Morinville-yesterday to inspect the new armory which has just been completed for the use of the "D" squadron. The armory is a well finished frame building 30 x 60 feet. The squadron is getting ready for tlu; coming June camp and will hold tlu-ir annual church muster parade on Sunday, May 23 next. Lieut. Col. Belcher lias presented .the squadron with a Union Jack, for their new armory and Sunday, June 6th the squadron will parade to the Morin- ville Church.where the colors will be Blessed and the formal opening of the armory take place. I. P. Hoy Headquarters for ELECTRICAL SUPPLIES OFFICE: Room 3, Ott Block Phone ISO WOULD BE MINISTERS WILL BE ON CARPET pox hospital on Porter's Island, Sen-i Be Questioned About Their Views ator Comeau was placed under quar- antine, and prompt- measures were taken to disinfect the room in the Parliament buildings where the boy had been. on Genesis, etc., by Laymen at District Meetings Toronto, May consequence of the recent theological war in the Dr. Law states that- as the case was i Methodist Church will soon be seen discovered in its first stages and is j in action of the various district only of a very mild type, no further' meetings. infection is likely, and" it will not be j The law of the Church is that the necessary to quarantine the rest of: district meetings, made up of lay- fhe legislators. However, they will i men and clergy, must examine the be kept to some extent under surveil-; candidates for the ministry before lance for the next ten days, in or-: allowing them to attend college or to der tu make sure that no infection I be ordained. This is where the young las -taken place. The boy will be questioned on their contracted the disease in his home views on Genesis and like subjects. j Hitherto the district meetings have j not been too exacting in their exam- LOCAL OPTION SOUVENIRS j inations on Theology, but The Star _____ i was told .this morning that there was a decided inclination on the part of i the majority of the laymen and.many j oi the clergy to question the dates closely in search of any-traces criticism. i! General Teaming i! When you want your yard cleaned up, when you want your garden plowed, if you want some first-class manure for garden purposes, better see me, or phone 201. I can >up- ply your WM. TAYLOR 4i town. How a Clergyman Dealt in Old Li-; quor Bottles Norwood, May" is- the Erst anniversary of local option in j his town and the record of the year Atkinson was the charge of him in the s such .that some avowed opponents j of the measure have been made its j Afc Quebec" George friends and advocates. The day .is ,-OUnd not guilty" Of being marked by an amusing affair.! forgery preferred Hallowe'en the toughs of the J case-has attracted great own gathered up all the old liquor j attemion> the young man'being very lot-ties they, could find, and at mid- wejl known_ night deposited them on the lavrn urro-u'ading the residence of Rev. V. H. Adams, who had -been an .ac- ive worker in the local option. move-1 nent.' Although much indignation. was expresed at the time, that gentle- j lan toqk the matter good-humdredly nd the "bottles, turned into, tasteful mantle' .ornaments, are. being. sold by ira this afternoon, through Duf- field's jewelry store, -aA thirty-five ents each. for these eiesiifig- souvenirs exceeds the sup- ly, and some persons have to con- ;nt themselves a grouped pho- ograph oi the bottles. The clergy- man, gets his fun, and a nice round um into the bargain, from the Hal- owe'en donation. WOULD TIE UP POSTAL SERVICE ed, for on one or two occasions there loff and away presumably to had" been death sentences imposed.} make A French-Canadian from Portage La ,A year or two ago j0n ,the day that he left for Leeds for his annual hol- iday, the vicar added, burglars broke into the vicarage, and not only .com- mitted, but also destroyed Prairie had been condemned to death and some time after an officer, for- merly of the English army named Boulton, had also received the same sentence. As soon, therefore, as I had heard of these condemnations I hurried to see Eiel, and pleading for the lives of these two men. I obtain- ed their pardon without much diffi- culty, Not only were their lives spar- ed, but they were released and as soon as Mr. Boulton left the prison he came and expresed .his very -warm gratitude to me for interceding in his behalf; in fact at all times when I had occasion to see Rie] or his sec- retary, O'Donohue, I had always in- sisted on this point: "Above all, do not shed blood.' As therefore, Hiel had at my request pardoned the two men who had received sentence of death, I hoped he-would respect once more my recommendation not to shed j blood, and that he would find a way jto save poor Scott: so my surprise can be imagined when they announced the terrible news that Scott had been shot. After the execution I do not remember having seen Kiel alone, [but there is one tiling certain: I ne- ver approved of the execution. I can also speak for the reverend fathers and priests of St. Boniface, who all condemned and deplored this terrible affair. papers, sept in the beds and stayed in the house severs] days. The f ranbrook Herald says Wm. Martin, the genial representative of the Letfrbridge brewery, was in toxvn last week. On the first of -Tune Mr. Martin is leaving1 the -brewery com- pany to engage in business for him- self. Mr. Martin is a gentleman who improves on acquaintance just lifco the hccr that he sells. CHARGED WITH MURDIR Edinburgh, May 'trial Paris, May The unions in the rovinces of the postal "employees con- nue to declare their sympathy with ieir Parisian colleagues, and the strike committees have besn re-estab- lished. Nevertheless theastate employes are manifesting a disposition to hesitate before declaring in "favor of a gener- al strike, which would stop the ma- chinery of 'the government and the industries of the .country. M. Pauron, "one of the most active j agitators in favor, of a strike, has been fsuspended failure to [duty. Pauron- is. a postman. On% ac- of "his "indisposition, Premier Eicctrie Wiring ind S 'U SEE les W, L Mcltenzie MCo. Electricians RedpatlrSt. Leth bridge; Place Your Orders for Satisfaction Guaranteed PHONE 289 this city of Oscar alias. Otto i Clemenceau was not able to .receive Sands, charged with the murder in j the delegates of the postmen who Glasgow of Miss Marion Gilchrist, a j came to demand the fulfillment of the woman 82 years old, ..entered today j promises which they claimed the gp- upon its concluding Slater vernmefit has not kept in connection was extradited from New York lastjvi.th the settlement of the late strike. February to stand trial. The efforts 1 ;r of thc "defense have been" devoted j The Claresholm town council largely to proving an alibi. Doctors eWcd to cngagc r. Turner Bone, of testified that the hammer found, in Calgary, as engineer to supervise Slater's belongings in New York thc cohstruction waterworks no traces of blood and could electric The Application have caused Miss Gilchrist's i of c M_ Arnold, of this city, was injuries, as claimed by the prosecu-not; acceRted as there was some showed hardly tion. Slater himself did not enter i doubt as tlfe witness box. The Lord Advo--.j much of cate in addressing the jury for the pro- a secution, contended that the evidence j should negotiations fail with Mr, proved clearly that Slater was the mur Bone thc will endeavor to to his freedom to give time lo the work, toeing official of this city derer. i secure Mr. services. PiteuM kctioNl Manufactured in Vancouver, B C., of the very best Kiln- dried Lumber, in latest de- su Hi. Prospective builders would do well to write me before deciding on a house S. A, Spencer MXM ml WHJtl. KACLEOP Page Lawn Wire Fence A sample-may be seen at .A. Rochdn's on Crabb Street near Cortland "V 3-ft fence, 24fc, per foot 3-ft 6-in. fence, 24c. per foot Best steel wire fence made. Order from Get our on Corrugated Iron Galvanized and Painted Metallic Siding Metallic Shingles before buying-iel ewhere We have just placed a carload of the well-known Metal Shingle and'.Siding Co.'s goocla IDT stock HUMMING Office and Factory Cor. IOUU iri BWPW STUET5 Telephone 158 Yari, Pbwe m Wise Sweden! It closes the salqqns on keeps :the i savings bank opsjo Tlu; Alberta Railway and Irrigation Company v Is now offering for sale the CHEAPEST LOTS ON THH MARKET lots North of Ue Railroad ml West ofWntiiiuterH. FROM S150 EACH TERMSEASY One-third cash, one-third 6 months, balance 12 months. Interest 6 per cent, per annum Ipply Hill Mm Hd fcrtjitiii U, (M MMrMp, Md. ;