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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 19, 1910, Lethbridge, Alberta The Daily Herald'. Thursday, May 10, WITH THEIR EYES WIDE OPEN Five Per Cent Interest Was Guaranteed In Order To Raise More Money, Is the Admission Of the Premier The witness then went on to sub- stantiate this position as best lie could saying ho discussed the- mat tor wtih financial men in the old country and with D. Mann. Justice Harvey asked how it hap- pened that the higher rate was grant- ed wluMi the borrowers generally de- sire low intc-re.st. To Raise More Money "Because the bond would bring more money." answered the premier. "Then it was likely for the purpose ot raising more money'.'" "Yes, the cabinet decided that was the better plan. That was what Mr. Clarke wanted." Kdmonton, May you obtain. "Not then, but at next meeting Stocks to the meeting to ask him Mr. Johnstone asked the witness if anv intimation in the spring of -they told me ot their scheme to build labnut the nature of tlie McMurray'he understood tlie amount of gua-- tiii i I f I it ri'i i> t 9 11 M t I'l' r t Us) 11 i n i- ti.. ,-s LI ___' ii i. _ __._ L i A THE KING'S DOG- Caesar One of the Most Disconsolate the King's Constant Companion at Home and on His About the Palace Looking for the Familiar Face. as to the detail of tin- amount of guar- a railroad, near to Fort McMurray, to j country. Discussing the meeting onlantee all Clarke was to put open up the north country." antee desired or the cost ot the pro-j ue sajtj )ic met the men at a posed asked Mr. Johnston, ofjnumuer of other meetings, at least he was alone with them, .Mr. Cross was present. Premier Kutherford, vesterday and anothei in "1 was in Europe replied the premier, "but they only discussed the matter in general terms so far as 1 remember." Never Saw Them The witness was shown a draft of the proposed agreement with Che Athabasca syndicate, and said he had never seen it before. Then he was shown another document purporting 10 have been sent by the syndicate to the .government, but he said he had never seen that. He did not re- member of Mr, Biggar ever Jiavlng seen him In regard to the subject at that time. He landed in Liverpool on May 2-1, so he must have left here on .May 4th or 5th. Johnston read a letter from Cornwall to .Minty in June in -which he said he seen the premier the dar before he left and the premier said lie would help try in any reasonable way and stretch a point, too. Cornwall, in the letter, assured .Minty, Rutherford would stick, as he had not given him any "soft as they knew each other too good for that. The Premier said that he did not remember having discussed the mat- ter with Cornwall, whom he did not know wiuch at the time, having first met him at the conference in l'J07. He declared that he had never told Cornwall or any one that he desired to help the railway as indicated by Cornwall's letter. Mr. Rutherford went on to say that the cabinet had .November U he remembered several [the road, and he replied emphatically names for the railway being submit-1that he supposed Clarke would put ted to him. The report of London, May of tlie most disconsolate of mourners is the King's favorite dog, a rough haired terrier, Caesar, which was the King's constant companion, going abroad with him as wen as on his shorter journeys. He a singularly intelligent animal, and his conduct since the deaCh of his master leaves no doubt in any mind that he perfectly what has le said they never said anything ibout being connected with the Atha- Syndicate. Met in Calgary There was a meeting in Calgary during the fair, held in .Mr. Cross' room at the Alberta Hotel. He was not positive Bowen was there. "Mr. government said the premier, "wanted to know what the province would do to- wards helping the railway project or svhether there was any possibility ot encouragement. He said before any- thing was done he would send a sur- vey party into the Held to make a reconnaisance, and -wanted some sort of promise before going to such ex- pense. We gave him no assurance, but told him of subsidies which had been given to the Grand Trunk and C. N. K. that the railway would cost mile was read at that meetin Clarke allirmed, said the that Wadclell 'more than that. He said that at the U a j Calgary meeting he advised Clarke Mr. i that his best plan was to get an enact- Premier, nipnt. fr0in the legislature. The lire- the cabinet decided the He shared the King's room where- ever he was, and now moves about the palace fitfully and restlessly, looking He lias attached himself to a mem- road would cost jp.OUU andimkn or llle lai'io government had given ;sel1' was constantly with the King, different idea same purpose .Manitoba land the sorrow-stricken servant and i nu cauuiL'i omcers h-iv replied that this was too high, no hind vince ever having given more than c.itV( .dn[ before. Kadi member of the "it was not until 1U08 that the cab- vey. inet decided upon any railway policy. Mr. Clarke -wanted some sort of bond guarantee but we did not go into thejs amount." to what guarantee should be given, but the concession was iliac wus reasonable and that in any event they should not go over They considered il better to start in a't however, and make the best bargain possible. "We wanted to be reasonable as we wanted the road, and it is not to go through a prairie country." Idea of Extra Cost "Why should a non-prairie-road cost so much asked Justice Har- keep each other company in SPORTS AND PASTIMES See Also Regular Sport Page On Section 2 BASEBALL SCORES i Premier Rutherford said Ine the matters of the length of the road L, and the guarantee for the sittings were not discussed at the cabinet meeting.! Many stories are told of Caesar. NORTHWESTERN At R H E Vancouver 5 11. 1 Spokane 156 At Seattle- Seattle 2 40 Tacoma 7 11 I At Vancouver, (Second Vancouver........................... 3 4 1 Spokane 242 NATIONAL J'ittsburg 8 11 L1 Boston 5 12 Cincinnati 6 11 New York ...........................ifl 13 Chicago 3 1 Brooklyn........................... 2 5 "Well." replied tlie premier, "there 3 the added expense of clearing and rubbing." "But that wouldn't exceed more feU never looked the matter up and he might have told Air. Gushing, as in ti mateu by one of the letters on file, that there was no use of Cornwall or his associates coming to Edmonton to again take up the subject. He reniem- The premier then told of the nego-jthan a few hundred dollars." tiations in with-Mr. Mann of the i "i was told it was a rough country C. R., and Mr. Morse of the G. T. 1 to the north of Luc la Biche, where construction would be considerably more difficult." All Members Present "1 did most of the went on the premier, "but we unanimously decided that J20.000 a mile was all right. All the members of the cab- inet were present." P. regarding guarantees for those lines, saying that assurance was given them in a general way that the prov-! ince would aid them. The premier! told of letters received from the States regarding Clarke's financial he had asked for sufficient assistance from the government to warrant him making the preliminary survey. After the meeting in the Alberta Hotel the witness said he had next met Clarke in Edmonton in the government offi- ces in about October with Dr. Wad- dell. The cabinet had not discussed the matter Jn the interval. At the first meeting there was nothing but a friendly chat. Only a Friendly Call "It was only a friendly call." said the premier. "to make me acquainted with Dr. Waddell as much as anything else. We did not talk business until bered having talked several times j November after the survey was tin- with Cornwall In to a rail-' H way to the north unmtry. but the Athabasca Railway was never men- tioned. He remembered Biggar hav- ing taken Bowen to his office and in- troducing him. but railway matters were not. discussed. He next met "Were your minds made up when you went to the meeting that you would grant some sort of a guaran- tee'.'" asked .Mr. Jolmstone. "How did you determine what was "By the reports of the engineers and what had been done by the C. P K., C. X. R. and U. T. P. in this pro vince and elsewhere. Xo government engineer had been over the ground." The witness said the rate of interest jelng considered "matters of detail" JA, hlncn one day at Biarritz, Louis 581 Winnipeg, May en- joyed another shut out at the ex- pense of Brandon, and not satisfied with that they piled up 20 runs. The score, however, is not a true idea of the game. King, the Angel's pitcher, started wildly, and filling the bases, Piper made a home run, and four other men beat their way across the plate in this inning. With the lost in the first innings, the Angel's manager saw no reason to'use Hook then, and accordingly saved-the other .pitchers for another 'day. Later I Isbell banged out another homer and chased three other men across the i plate, and all the Maroons took spite i at the ball and misused it according- i -ly, but four errors with wild pitching o be settled later. At this point Walsh made an explanation of some Was usual bone Kiints in Mr. Fraser's testimony the King's hand, a guest at the and the court adjourned. royal table observed that the dog Philadelphia............ 2 EDMONTON A WINNER speak volumes for the 1' work. Angel's field R H E WHAT THE DESPATCH should be getting familiar with the Eskimos won to-night's game in language of the French dog. "I am lmndy style fr0m Bm REALLY CONVEYED said the King, "he gets along i very badly with them. In fact, he is anything but a help to the entente Score by Edmonton, May Brandoa 000 000 084 Tlie Eskimos won to-night's name in I winm'Pcg 800 351 OOx-20 14 0 Batteries-Ring and Cooper Wil- had been discussed previously and j self." they had decided that five pe'r cent, i was reasonable. i "We were aware that Manitoba had j given live per cent, and we took into! In the despatch from Kdmonton in yesterday's Herald relative to the ex- amination of Manager Fraser, of the Merchants Bank in Edmonton, before the Waterways Commission, the first three lines in the paragraph reprinted below became in some way trans- posed in the rendering the passage somewhat unintelligible. The paragraph should have read: "Bennett then referred to the three drafts already mentioned drawn on Feb. 2K. HiOS. aggregating which was the day the legislature rose last year, and tried to involve other persons in the transaction, but could not get the witness to admit it. Bennett asked if the witness did not think it extraordinary for a man in Kdmonton to make three drafts on the same day on his credit, and the witness said it was perhaps rather unusual. The exchange was only indicating they were -demand drafts. Mr. Fraser was positive Mr. Ciar..e had presented the drafts him- cordiale." i'unchers by 5 to 0. GAMES POSTPONED Medicine Hat-Lethblridge -and Re- gina-Moose Jaw games postponed; rain. son, Speizer and Anderson. Umpire, Smith. HON. FRANK OLIVER'S JAUNT, i j Trigger And Traps j i To Fight In Frisco Now The Gun held a San Francisco, May i8.-As near! M last night> nolvitlistanding Ottawa, May Hon. Frank i as can be confirmed when weather conditions. The club had. Plans Trip to Arctic Ocean This Sum- mcr- Oliver will leave for the' West in the! the official action is to be taken, the for a guest last night Mr. C. A. course of a week or so, and will; switching of the Jeffries and Johnson Young, who represents the Peters spend a greater part of the summer'; fight from Emeryville to San Cartridge Co. Mr. Young is one of there. The Minister has under con-' cisco, was confirmed to-day. Super-[ temptation a unique trip during the visor -John L. Herget, who under the summer from Edmonton north through i name of "young Mitchell" was one tlie Peace river district, and the Mac- i of the San Francisco pugilists in the kenzie river, up to the Arctic gone by said he understood ar- thence overland to Dawson City, and j had been made for the from there down to Prince Rupert and i of the fight permit from Grif- fm to Gleason and Rickard. Herget is chairman of the police commission which has to do with the regulating of permits. The hoard of citv fath- COALDALE ished. The only assurances we had given to Clarke un t" that time were Consideration that it wa.s a pioneer those given at the Alberta Hotel." The premier told of the cabinet meetings in his office in November. He was very vague us to who was pres- ent at those meetings but was care- wen about two weeks later in to say that Mr. Cushing and Mr. when he called with W. R. Clarke. "They told me." said the premier. Stocks were present at at least one. Then for the first time he admitted Rate of Interest "Did you think the matter Mr. and Mrs. Levi Bond, of Peoria, 111., are guests at the home of Mr. and Airs. Ar. H. Paw-son, on their return Vancouver. The carrying out of the plan is con- ditional at present, whether or not Mr. Oliver will be able to spare the necessary time from his duties Minister of the Interior, but he is anx- ious to make, if possible, a personal survey of the ers subsequently endorses as the recommendations or denies the top notchers in America, having won the International championship twice, and it is doubtful if Lethbridge shooters ever saw his better. There were eighteen or twenty men on the firing line, and about one thousand targets Avere thrown. The following are the scores made for 25 and 50 birds of the police commission, and there arc 18 super- visorS) it js said of pioneer road should have any thins to reat northwestern bin-; ,uc opp0swl tf) fa jfrom spending the winter in southern j terland. through which no member of; _______ I California. j tlie Government has heretofore trav do with the rate of asked! There win be il limelight entertain-jelled. Justice Harvey. "It IKIS been shown alreadv Young, C. A......................... 24 Stafford, A. B. 25 Agnew, F. R.......................... 19 Stafford, J. 19 five Millarcl, .J. H......................... 21 Tale, C. R............................. 14 j Macbeth, H............................ 10 I Withers, H. P....................... 12 24 19 16 17 16 11 that such bonds are bought em.irelv ment at the school house on Thurs-! here dav evenin A detachment of Mounted Police! -'they were aware of the large amount j that he had assured Clarke in Cal-Jon the guarantee of the province. to be he finds that he has the of immigration, particularly Amerl-lgary that the government would give was governed by three principals." re-! On -Monda-v Ml'3- Ben Dawson tunity to maKe the trip. i e.an immigration, which was subsidy or from to jpiied the premier. "They were thelceived for the first time in her pretty line the country and were looking] a nine and u: the meeting held on j guarantee of the province, the settle- !110w home at a tea party Covers were The common people of France [around for an investment." November 14 the idea of the cabinet jmenrs through which the road n- "Did they Say what kind of invest-1 was to make as good a bargain as jancl the financial connection and abil- for IL -He said he called Mr. Jolmirv of the promoters." Regina and everyone is request- j will accompany him over the route to; Hat Moose Jaw Winnipeg Calgary Edmonton .illey's comet for the wretched1 wore her bridal gown of white silk. I weather the country is experiencing, i Brandon WESTERN CANADA LEAGUE Won Lost Pet. i McCaig, D. S......................... 12 2 .rtifl; Cunningham, II...................... ili 13 ti 4 ffift'; Shover, W. in 5 -t Murray, Jack U 6 5 Putman, ,M. E................... Y 6 4 .GOl Asquith, L............................ 5 5 .500 Livingstone, J. 23 23 3 .272! Livingstone, R....................... 13 16 3 .272 Johnson, K. D. 16 15 I WINNIFRED NOW HAS 2 Lumber Yards 2 Implement Dealers 2 Meat Markets 1 Hardware Store 1 Grocery Store 1 Blacksmith Shop 1 Livery Barn 1 Restaurant 1 Pool Hall WE WHNT General Store Harness Shop (Additional) Blacksmith Shop T livery, Feed an Stable dSal Shoemaker Tailor Painter Drug Store rp- i imsimth Etc., etc Wmnifred will show more growth this year than any town on the C. P. Ry. between Lethbridge and Medicine Hat. Negotiations are now pending for the erection of a hotel in Wmnifred Lots 25 x 120 from up. Terms one-third cash, balance in six and twelve months For Blue Prints and all Information call on The GEORGE M. HATCH LAND CO. 316 Round Street Sole Agents ;