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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 13, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta riTil I TVY r I r PHl JIMr I INr Iff I il il it 1 LulllU 1 Vr -the. firat" four months, of hundred ?of settlers', 'effects bill- the C.P.R. April 1st '7 to March 31st, 1908, there were two hundred and nine. This some idea of the increase of; to1" the I-etlibridge dis- Tha, traffic over thoj A- B." this year is very imich i teavier The C.P.R. figures for four months ure Jan. 7, Feb. 17 j 73, and April 63. Both Jail and Courthouse at Lethbridge be Placed Under Construction Hon. W. H. Gushing Makes V M, i Important Announcements Refers to "Purchase KEAN DIDT LIKE TMt TITLt Stnator from Ntw Jtrtty ThiUfht Clerk Who Reading It Intantit "Washington, May -Tel- ler called up a bill in the Senate "to- day, giving its number and Bell Telephone System in Phones. (From Daily) Hon. W, H. Gushing, minister of WILFRID EXPLAINS About Disappearance of Papery i; -.Stanstead Election Case became necessary to duplicate th-JCiJV JJH. WUJiapCJLCU "What's the matter with ask- i Mr. Gallinger. t ft i -U.T -rf VA U4. uo ing the value of the exchanges pur-' I don t know, said Mr. for I.-___T.n-1 tery surounding the disappearance of this city vesterdav after- T i T> i veserav aer- Leraeul Royce, bookkeeper for Berry Snnnn K r, A- i by Chief of Pohece Pontet and; real i and financial turns out that he is a defaulter forj a large amount. One lady, Mrs. Spencer of Souris, Man., is out of trust and other chased in Alberta from private com- that tiiere is no bill panies, and .the lieli Telephone Co., iwitn lhat ridiculous title.' Crown-in-Ghaneery had informed him that the papers-were not to be found, j The premier had Informed Mr. Foley i that all he could do would be to at- tend the court-in-chaneery and make from Tabcr to bridge this "I think, taking everything into'the telephones at present is use wasj "He was reading as- not factor; it was the Gallinger. "Just let him the jjoveramfiat telephone- line consideration, the plant was bought at a fair price xrhen you take into I account that tlie company" gave up statement. Sir Wilfrid said clerk of the Crown-in-Chancerv iL j j-b "Yes. I can promise that. Taoerjiis franchise in the province and sold will -have a Iccal exchange and long tits business as a going concern. I connection before the year the minister's reply. had been a painstaking official and Mr. .Quslling: also to tncidentaly announced that the new would be, attached to the house -on the staff instead of the privy coun- cil office. acity of the exchanges. For Instance finish." in Calgary there are only about 1600 So Jhe- clerk subscribers but the exchange has a "A bil1 to a11 again: an act entitled an capacity of phones, and to amend an act amending the believe the people of the province are j timate capacity of phones. j act an act to authorize the well satisfied with the arrangement, j Gushing" does not intend giv- receiPt of the United States gold coin The telephone business requires to be ing any figures other- than theiin for bars." "Good.Lord, is that really the title very expensive and troublesome has already that exdaimed Mr. say to the criticisms offered to the a monopoly as two systems would cost of the Bell price the Alberta government had ipaid the Bell Co. .system and local exchanges, such as Macleod ap4iwould appear that it is better that I -t-VtA 1-vn DEATH AT IRON SPRINGS i the Pass systems. "In regard to the statements tj xt have appeared in ike Conservative L. e- u oress of Jlanitoba and this province Wiham Dickout, an Estimable Young i. regarding the price that- the two pro- jvinces have paid for Bell Telephone jCo. business, all I have to say is jtbat the statements that have been -Iron Springs; May are aot according to fact. I Man Succumbs to Appendi- citis the patrons. That being the case it until the next sessioil .ol- the Legisla- ture. In connection with the gov- ernment's purchase it must be remem bered he points out, that a large amount of real .estate and supplies be under the of the representatives of the .direction the people than a private corpora- tion. The principal advantage of a government owned system in the pro- vince will be .as I have intimated on former occasions, that this conven- ience .will''be available to the rural population at tha lowest possible were also secured; "What public buildings have you undertaken to construct this was a query nred at the minister. "Well, we have a lot planned for ois year and my department will honestly thought the clerk had gone suddenly insane." The bill was passed. SENSATIONAL CHARGES MADE AT OTTAWA Jailor Otto Bjornstad in a- in the Minneapolis "v.u.crG he WuS A rewaro. is offered for the capture of Mullen. who is alleged to be a desperate char- acter. is charged "with the heard of Eoyce was three weeks ago when he wrote the firm from Chicago Orlando, an Italian coal that he would be home in a days. a dance at B_, C., September 1, 0907. After the alleged murder, he escaped to the- United States, and went to Sand Con KILLED BY A ROOSTER Jlee. where he was employed in thft- Chattanooga, May Crock-imines for about three months. A ett, fifteen months old, died at 'tin'e he to Great burg yesterday of wounds inflicted by Falls -to -have his eyes treated. head. i rooster. The child fell in the Mullen showed considerable disposi- yaxd and the rooster attacked him, j tion to %Qt, but the officers con- sinking his spurs into the child's vinced llim it be jand he finally agreed to accompany them to" the station on condition; they would not was agreed to, the chief infonn- that the first move he mac'e would result in in- stant death. Mullen pleaded hard1 SKYSCRAPER FOR LIVERPOOL To Face the Mersey and to Be Feet Piani Authorized 300 Otawa. May debate on out, one of Iron Springs, most Dot know wh" this seclion of I am satisfied that when thej ttot spend any ,icile moments. We Dominion elections bill teemed young men, died at midnight in the Province saouid be sojSfovermnent system is completed just falebsA a court house at by D. w, BolCj Sunday May 3 after a week's Ul-1 Persistent in its endeavors to province it will be found that the Cardston and the buildings now jjce, -fflfcis from appendicitis. He was twen-l" aPPear that 3Ian.it oba had made a.cost of construction will compare'der construction are. Parliament' I to be turned loose, although he ad- Liverpool. May the crime. was only a. has authorized the construction of he Paid, "and if they taker "ffiee building 300 feet high opposite me back across the line thev will ie Prince's landing stage on the hang me." After being locked'up ia vv.hO! ank of the Merseyr will be city jail he became silent and re- construction will compare der construction Alberta. The facts favorably with any other sys- {buildings Edmonton, court house speech covering over 40 pages of skyscraper ever built in England, fused to discuss tb-- matter. tjr years of age. The funeral ________, on Tuesday May 5, at ten'01" the question will not bear out in Canada though we may have'at Wetaskiwin, normal' 'school at !Hatlsard' 36 01 were composed j o'clock from his "grandfather's he declared. '------T nf MA deuce to Mr. John Tennant's People of this .province had the remains were laid to rest i expressed a desire to securn jiuiiJiai st-uvui in, i i to pay a little more for what; Calgarj-, which will be feishcd in Ju- He did notj _have acquired from other com- hv, and land title office at Calgary.: than the actual cost of poles, Tennant's daughter telephone system and construction. -died less than a year ago. The fun-, government took steps to carry out the govem- was a large one. The deceased i their came from Kagawong, Ont.., where his, ment Dor the another is living. Many of his rela- of telephones, and when fives live here, including a sister, j _. 3trs. George Fisher and a will commence this year think that sort of thing added to dignity of debate or to their informa-- NARROW ESCAPE FOR THE LIBERALS "We propose to build miles of rural telephone tion. Mr. Borden: a court house at Fdmonton. a pro- some TOO; vincial asylum at Ponoka. court lines this j house and jail at and a wanted a dual '.season as well as extending our long i industrial school, the site of to