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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 13, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta NEWS ff x I -3tr. jyti Lock went' to iLeth bridge w went to" ou and returned on kis bike to fJlilk llivor. The roads are fiuo for j wheeling'. Mr. Xriekson, of OHvja, Miniu, ar-' .rived with a complete outfit of thresh anir" machine, steam plow., and other ;fanalog- machinery at Milk River onj 'Tuesday. Mr. Anderson will run th Isabo've machinery' 25 -kors power gasoline engine and also run the binder with it and run -tide farm in general without horses. Mr. Er claims with his -outfit he can away with horses entirely and make the time easier and get more wort done. Mr. Erickson on Sec tion 12-2-16 in the district. This is the second complete outfit which arrived at this station. I-. 'Mr. Fitzmaurice and wife, the store who arrived here on. Tuesday's train, opened up "his ou Wed- nesday with I The store is I The stock opened up very good with prices when, compared, to beat any- thing in. the neighborhood. If Mr. Fitzinaurice keeps this up lie will have to hire an 'extra force of salesmen to hand out the goods. We wish every success to' the new busi- ness. There are twenty more land men this week. The hVery business, -which is just in its infancy, is a success, as Is ev- ery other business in Milk River. Mr. M. Lock his lumber (business this week. The new eom- l.pany, we understand, is going to put Jia a'large stock of lumber. There I will be all kinds of power for the [mill, sugar beet factory, electric flight plant, and ail kinds of coal lines are to be opened up. COUTTS.HCWt Mrs. II. Tennant who has been vi- siting itt Lethbridge returned on Sat urday Howard, R.N.W.M.P. left on a car, of merchandise very nicely arranged. Saturday on his monthly inspection of. the detachments down tho river. He was accompanied by Insp. J. F. Burnett. Landseekers arrive on every train and the land in this section is rapid- ly being taken up. Mr. E. F. JBrindle, proprietress of the Cou-tis Resiauranv, left on Sat- urday for Edmonton _on a business trip. Mrs. Thos. Tennant and ,her sister, Mrs. Chisholm, of Vancouver, B. C., were in town last week. .TCVuwJ J- ;_ __ A. .U.H.W1 iii .jrirtio raut. iuaK ing arrangements for the purchase of the timber to erect a store here near the Roman Catholic Church. A COMMISSION FOR ELEVATORS Ottawa, Ont., May to the recent conference held here, at which the report of -the Koyal Grain Commission was' discussed by representatives of Northwei Grain Growers, the western railways and the grain handling interests, the minister of trade and commerce, who presided at the conference requested Mr. Sifton, Mr. Greenway and Mr. Adamson to give the subject of the proposed modification of the grain act c-fireiui consideration with a vit-w to recommending legislation to meet the requirements of the situation. It is understood that after going into Mr. and Mrs. F. W. Webster and I the question fully the gentlemen have family of Great Falls are, visiting at j decided to recommend to the govern- CRITICISM EXTRAORDINARY 1 Ml (Ottawa Free Press) The Opposition in Parliament have, .for months, been attacking the Ma- rine and 'Fisheries Department; and they have done so on the ground that it run wastefully and extravagantly; and that officials have been able to rob the treasury. For proof they point to the report of the Civil Service Commission. But, along with this general, line of attapk, there has taken place a series of separate j skirmishes over the new system of accounting f which the Minister of Marine and Fisheries has introduced into his department with a view to 'keeping a closer, check on They indicate-a most substanfi CANADIAN HAY FED CATTLE (From Stock Rt- porter, Chicago, April 24.) No small amount of interest cen- tered1 in a shipment of about twenty loads of hay-fed steers and cows from Alberta on these being the first" Canadian cattle to arrive here this reason. The cattle were in very nice Condition and of generally good quality. About eight loads av- eraging IDS. sold at 16.20, four loads a bit lighter went at a few single loads at and 15.90, and some lots of cows at Un- doubtedly these prices will look at- .ractive to the Canadian cattlemen. BLAMED FQfl BIO FIRt Boston, May, sever- weeks' work by the state po- lice, two men were .arrested last night, charged with being responsible in- part for the great conflagration at Chelsea on April 12, The two men un- der arrest are Jacob Lewitizki 33 years of age, Boston; and Abraham aged' 30 of Both are charged with arson. the Deer Creek ranch. Immigrants" are arriving by train and trail from the United States, the great majority of whom are well-to- do farmers and will make good sett- lers. BOWVILLE NEWS 4. Bowville, May Neidig and W. C. Simmons passed through Bow- Thursday en route for Reid Hill j ment such changes of a character as to make a radical improvement in shipping conditions. They will, it is said, suggest that substantially all the amendments to the law recom- mended by the Royal Grain Commis- sion and approved by the Grain Growers' representatives be placed in the statutes. In addition to the provisions, other important legislation will be suggested by the above named gentlemen. It or Lethbridge. A small crowd gathered down We are also in XL and they returned on Saturday. j fe believed that a great deal of the Bert Cloeman from-Reid Hill difficulty at present experienced in Bowville Tuesday en route! the grain business would be done [away with if Winnipeg were made at an order point, that is to say, if ship- the hall Saturday night lor a dance. pers were enabled to ship cars of TMV lost a Valuable horse (grain to Winnipeg to be held there for j orders. This would help shippers in and Mrs. Ira Burns all cases where grain missed grade to at Peterson's. dispose of the same on sample. An Mr. H. Hood is one of the Lett- amendment to the grain act providing ture, and to stopping waste. The Minister employed to prepare this system, the firm of Gunn, Rich- ards Co., production engineers, and public accountants, of New vance over last fall's prices and arej a further evidence of encouraging the outlook" for the market on Western MR. REPORT In ast week. Mrs. Robert pent Saturday at Peterson's. bridge visitors this week. for this will be advised. [blacksmith shop right away. Carl Peterson is applying a fresh' One of the most serious grievances need of a good: coat of paint on his mother's house, j relate to the conduct of terminal and L away- j At prayer meeting Tuesday at she'eastern transfer elevators. Tt TP. to be Jessie West built at of our once, town. 1 C.L1C: Ui.CtXaCJ.CX C1C V cl IjUI 3 J.U IS It rained nearly all day Monday, school house the pastor Mr. Scraig, commended that a board or conimis- all day Sunday, and the grass seeing absent, Miss Peterson took'sion of two persons be appointed Another fine residence 32 x 36 is charge of the singing class and Mr. I with the large powers to superin- TVilliams took charge of the prayer tend ,and direct the operation of the meeting, assisted by Mr. Snyder. j terminal elevators at- Port Arthur Satin day prayer meeting was held and Fort William and the eastern at Mr. AL Overall's. There was good crowd present. Sunday School was held Sunrljy and weighmasters for each elevator; morning at the -school house there should have absolute authority to di- 1 being hauled ev- ouilding country. purpose This all Dumber is day for !es out in, the (hows that Milk TUver is the coming town on the 'A. K. I. railroad. fThe general prediction is that Milk Sliver is the best 'town between Great Falls, and Lethbridge. ring fine as a result. Mr. Hue. from Iowa, is hard it 'transfer elevators. This board or commission should have inspectors who had done good work for United States Government and the Intercolonial .Railway. The firm has a staff made up of men of wide ex- perience in steel and iron and other factories, and of expert chartered ac coHTitaats. The former are the pro duction engineers. They are especi ally experienced in working out costs they advise in -what way expenses can be reduced; they put in schemes for organizing agencies so that there will be a proper check on goods com- ing in, in stock, and goods going out and also so that the head" office, in the reports sent to them from time to time, may know exactly what is going on. They whether em- ployees are giving an adequate re- turn in services for the pay they re- ceive; and they advise as to increas- ing the efficiency of labor, and point out where expenditure can be saved. All this is dovetailed into the sys- tem of accounting. A result is, there- fore, obtained that no ordinary ac- counting can give. The minister or his deputy in Ot- tawa, has the strings of his depart- Description Av. Price theil53, 1313 6.15 19 .........................1248 5.SO 11 tailings .................1199 5.45 20 tailings .................1164 5.40 12 cows ....................1083 5.20 cows 5.15 1 bull .1640 4.0G BRYAN MEN TALK COMPROMISE being a good attendance. rect the deposit of all grain into the _ After prayer meeting last fuesdiy particular bins in Vhich, in their opinion, such grain- should be deposit- ouilding his -residence at Mil Itiver-and has contracted with Mr Tomfohr to break on his quarter sec Jion adjoining the Milk Elver town Another improvement for th town. PINCHER CREEK NEWS Pincher Creek, May special meeting of the Pincher Creek Council ward was held in the Council cham- bers last evening. The business be- fore the council was the second read- of the Electric Light By-law. The by-law provides the furnishing of jjight by the Pincher Creek Brick and Light Co. The by-law- will be read third and last time at the next leeting of the .council and there seems to be little doubt but that we rill soon- have an electric lighted JfThe chinaman known as Hon, em- ployed at King Edward Hotel was Bought before Magistrate Plunkett r4sterday fined and costs or assaulting one of the Traitresses 3so employed in the hotel. jFarmers are very busy these days their spring-work. Seeding is 'completed' in many parts an "'iother week will See the end ..o Fall wheat is-looking fine ad promises are a goown Monday to visit her brother bo is at the hospital. Oats seem to be very scarce this some features peculiar eing- taken by Mrs. Manthorne, wife 'f the principal, .happens to be a fully qualified teacher. The foundation of the new Miner's Union Hall has been laid and work >n the superstructure is being pushed s rapidly as possible. The building s to be eighty-two feet long by for- y-two feet wide. Mr. Joe Plant, and partner of operated by the railways or elevator companies, the officials of the govern- ment have nothing to do except at- tend to certain specific duties, which are- required to be performed. for the protection of the public. They would thus be enabled to perform these du- ties with efficiency and certainty. The resolution, it is said, will take the form of statue during the coming ses- sion of Parliament. It is found that there is great difficulty in adjusting claims for shortages in quantities of wheat shipped. This 'is a prolific source of loss to the shippers and urgently required a remedy. It is therefore resolved: 1. That section 2099 of warehouse and grain laws of the State of Minne- sota be enacted. 2. That the railway commission be authorized to make rules .and regu- lations additional to the said pro- in Canada that gives the same class of services. The cost was high; but, if the value received were equally high, as the evidence conclusively proves, the department has done well and not ill. Under the new system the opera- tions of the department in different parts of the country are registered; and, by the exercise of ordinary busi- ness knowledge, the Minister or his deputy can see where things are not going right. Hon." Mr. Brodeur nad an unwel- come inheritence when he took orer the Department of Marine and Fish- eries, which, even E. Foster was at its head, was the .ob- ject of much unfavorable criticism. He has undertaken to reform, it. He did so-long before the Civil Service Commission reported upon it. And he is entitled to public to the abuse of the Opposition, who, while condemning the Minister for the condition reported in the depart- ment by the Civil Service Commission condemn him still more for the 10- icims made by him in the accounting system, which is the very foundation of the conduct of the department busi- ness. Without a perfect accounting syfte'm no adequate check was possi- he BURGLARS FRIGHTENED Chatham, Ont. May by trying to force a window in Mol- son's bank at Merlin at 4.30 o'clock alarmed the nightwatchman who dis- charged several shots at them which they returned before making off. It wa.< completely blind. Undismayed "by this, he undertook to pursue his. stu- dies in law at McGill, and ever since then his-brother has devoted himself to him, making his studies with him, and accompanying him to college sports and through all the phases of university making himself a seeing medium for his blind brother. As a result of this unusual devo- tion the blind Stewart came out at the head of his class, while his bro- ther came second, and each won the Sir William Macdonald scholarship, which entitles them to a year's resi- dence in Paris to perfect themselves in the French language and study law at the Montpelier School. Dean Walton paid a. warm eulogium to the two brothers in "conferring' the degrees, and the two were heartily cheered by the audience as they came forward. was arterwards discovered inai had broken into several stores and secured in cash ami sonsey-jevrsl- .ery. He referred to the cured in. Alberta TinderT theract; one very substantial result which that railwayinen who were obliged1 4 work seven days injthe have twenty-iour hours rest djrring the followiBg week. The synod, its commendation of the Lords "Day" alliance to the sympathy and support of the members and adherents of the Presbyterian, church. It was further resolved in this con- nection: 'That this synod place" .record its apreciation. of the diligence shown by the attorney general of this pro- vince; the Hon- C. W. Cross, and, by his subordinate officials toward se- curing through the province the en- forcement of the Lord's "Day Act. NO CHILD LABOR Washington, May United States Senate today passed the Gat- igner bill to prohibit the "employment of child labor in the District of Col- AN ENQUIRY :.j Warner, Alta., May 5, 1908. To; the Editor of the is the matter with the drilling machine? It was one year getting here and now has been on the-loading platform two weeks. Is this government ownership pro- fietble? J. p. Piles are easily and ad with Dr. Shoop's Magic Ointment., To prove it I will mail a small trial box as a convincing test'. Simply ad- dress Dr. Shoop. Wis. I sure- ly would not send it free unless I was certain that Dr. Shoop's Magic- Ointment would stand the test. Re- member it is made expressly and alone for swollen, painful, bleeding or itching piles, either external or internal. Large jar 50c. Sold by JL Johnson. MOUSE IN THE BREAD Toronto Baker Summoned to Police Court to our local drayman and proprietor of j against railway companies in the 'Eaffle Boarding House had the pect of shipments, report to the raii- misfortune to run a rusty spike into his foot and is enjoying forced illness for a time. on the operations of the depart- the railway commission ap- ment or the actions of the employe-is, point officers whose special duty it Hon. Mr. Brodeur in his work of reforming the department as a first step, introduced a complete and mol- shall be to examine into claims made MUST SWEAR OFF Nelson, May -the Spring As- sizes before Mr. Justice Clement here, John Sexton, of Rossland, better known as "Muligan Jack" was found guilty of the theft of from Mrs. Wilson of: Rossland, his landlady. Both accused and the woman were in- dulging in a drinking bout at the time. The jury recommended mercy and Judge Clement ordered the prisoner to be released upon taking the pledge'for twelve months, making restitution, and appearing himself at the fall assizes. i way commission and upon such re- port that an order may be made disposing of the claim for. compensa- tion. Fernie, May 7 a.m. today fire- started at Fernie in the rear of the Fernie hotel which dam- ages before being extinguished. Minard's Liniment Co., Limited. Dear MINARD'S LIN- IMENT is our remedy for sore throve, colds and all ordinary ailments. It never fails to relieve and cure promptly. CHARLES WHOOTEN. Port Mulgrave. system of accounting, and is forthwith attacked most virulently by the Opposition for doing sc on the ground of needless expense. FOR A WEEK PARLIAMENT WAS HELD UP BY THE OPPOSI- TION WHILE THE ATTENTION OF THE COUNTRY WAS BEING CALL- ED TO UNHEARD OF AND UN- WARRANTED EXTRAVAGANCE OF THE MINISTER OF MARINE IN UNDERTAKING TO REFORM THE ACCOUNTING OF HIS DEPART- MENT. IT IS NOW BEING HELD UP IN ORDER THAT THE COUN- TRY MAY BE FULLY INFORMED AS PER THE REPORT OF THE CIVIL SERVICE COMMIS- SION. THE REFORM IS NOT YET COMPLETE. Explain the Surprise Little Toronto, May a citizen at an early hour this morning, pro- ceded in the half light of early dawn to whittle a portion of bread from the loaf his attention was drawn to a certain scraping sound which follow- ed the motions of the slicnr. Taking the two sections of the loaf over to the window, he allowed the first rays of the newly risen sun to fall upon them. What he he declares, spoiled his appetite. The scraping sound had been caused by the passing of the bread knife to and fro through the anatomy of a mouse which had been baked in the loaf. The loaf with its well roasted en- closure, was laid before Dr. Sheard at the City when that gentleman first arrived at his office. He imme- diately set the machinery of his sys- tem in-, motion, arid it was not long until the origin of the delicacy traced to the bakeshop of one H. Ru- bens, 176 York street, for whom a summons was issued on a charge of selling bread containing deterious ma- I terial. FLUE-OiEANDSIG dirty? heart-breaking AND FLUE-CLEANING clean, record-breaking: job. THE FLUE DOORS Situated singly over feed door some furnaces. Situated same distance from each other, same distance from feed "Sunshine" Furnace. "SUNSHINE" ADVANTAGE: Operator can easily clean every bit of soot out of radiator. Fire put out, smoke-pipe pulled sojne furnaces. Fire stays in, smoke-pipe stays up on "Sunshine" Furnace. .Furnace can be cleaned out any time in season without trouble, dirt, or fear of chilling the house." McCIaiyfc VANCOUVER JOHN. HAMILTON The McKeown-Hick Hardware Co., Alta. ;