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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - May 23, 1907, Lethbridge, Alberta sallVL^.i-.__...:^-:.. . i-T'r--"." �� , HBfiALD lUilUNi t�n LTV. s Jbscriptton ing Quebec ever s^tni into^ fiUblic life. It is also worthy of ttirentiaii th�t he was practically the tirst mon to develop the Khiat Mat resfburces of the west and Was the (ouhder of this city and its great coal mines. It is a great mistake to allow the future generations td-forget-men of theHype of Atr. Gait. Biographies should Iw writtoii so that their services to th^ country wiU always b� on record. �1.50 a year �.B3 00 a year Ml POIHt IF VIEW %i^,^nMt^�fWl^,'OdiN^^ car  iJled iToiit ^its^'-priaiaise ttr a'ppolnt n jglfiMBiiniiiiiteir to ~iiiVi�strgCte th� con -fPJf:4littoaa la the coal mines of Alberta p^iHMl^4a>itt�iti� into the cause of the |ed Santa Kosa. Wouldn't ^feifcai^ftjr coal jlast winter. The 'Porka be more apprpiiriate? |!gof the- ciyiiited. world making r^Marches iata iiason-'i� history. ... A sub-division adjoining a pork packing factory at Edmonton is nan> SineHa ifeiag a reasonable and thoroughly iH^ractical mine oficrator, and as for the a�in�r'a represMtatlve.- Mr. Baa  �%?on; tm understand |be ia a' ievelhead-'~ad' aad wdl inforacd esan. who is enouch to'the government to Intro - hasn't "swelled on his job." Ife is typical westerner who has shown dur mg'his occupancy of a Cabinet position at Ottawa that he fully under -stands the needy of the west and is anxious to meet them. So much is heard of American and Canadian graft and so little of that curse in Givat Britain that it is often thought that such a thing ns graft or political impurity ore iimkubwn Vttoa * Club hax-e a 'lilace Htf'IhtT city. The one ia civic, the other'national. ' K.'H.' Fesaeiiden apoka of the suc-icess 'of such clubs in other Cities. |Qinti�ers. The im^sISency of the Club unahknously voted to Hon. Senator DcVeber, Who -An accepting said ithat for Six months of tliie year he would be an active prMldent but that for the other-six he would vbe forced to be'merely oniameh^l. The- other olHcerseliected' were: First Vice Pres.-^�ev. J. 8.; Chlv-ers. ' Mnii^jCoimMssioii iNVCli^CMftiHODS Edamonton. May 17, 1007.- An Order in Council nas been passed today by the Alberta^Govermiikint appointing -.Hon. Arthur L. Sifton, Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Alberta': Lewfc^&tockett, Manager of the BMikhead llines, and Wiiliiain Hason a w6irklBg$mincr ot Coleman, Conrnvissioners tu'investigate and i-o-port on all matters concerning tlie rrelatlohs of employers of labor to the laborers employed in the coal mining industry in the Province, and more especially In relation to llio .Wages! paid to ;>tiie' Uabonei's, tlife ieaitta ol* Vima ebnatHuting a work ing daV, '4nder larhich �ucli labor is performed; the precautions'that are or siwuld'tie taken'to>avoid accident orlBjttry- to't tlie tteraons so'employedi and  the cbn^iehBatipn of such per -sons or 'tlieir^depeadetvts^or ^represen-'tatives in--tfaer event 'of their injury or death' while' engaged in such ' eiu-pldyMent> and�in this connection to CBtj^ire 'Into.S'^investigate and report [tipon> alt-circumstances tending to 4lM^ielu of''''the diilerences (jo-tween the^ ofieratbrs and- > The Cofllimiasioh is also authorized to investigate ail circumstanceswhich -may throw ligltt upon or, explain tlie scarcity in-the coal supply which existed -throttghout the 'West' during the past^^iirter. ' Thei CoMmlss.ionerS are, given pow-[eritbsumnron witnesses to^give evid*. ence iipbn oath and to produce 'any tloCuments timtt'may 'be hequiredand they- shall hav^ttht^ samepow-er as j-exiats in any 'court of record -in civil Icaaesfiri'the I^rbvince. ' The.'appotMmiint of this* Conaniss^ �ion 'is� in' acieordance with ithe nn -mtuBcenimt nisde^ at the last- Session of Hhe->I�gi8lpture. i SittingSiiyofCHthe CJonnnission will lie h�ld-''atith^ principal coal mining rcntros of the Province. E. Trowbridge of': Edmonton ; will net as scc-Mtiary-of-the commission. SPORTING GOSSIP L.VCROSSG CONVENTION. Hon. Senator IWelx'r who hns always taken a leailiiig interest in nil sports and who wus the prime mover in securing the Legislative Assembly Cup for coinputition among Alberta's lacrosse clubs has sent out the, fol -lowing circular ^letter to the club' calJi^g^a convention in Calgary ne-xt Monday: Ijothbritlgc. Alta.,, May^ 10. Sir.- . ... The members of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta have generously (lunated o tHjp which will be emblematic of the Lacrosse Champion -bhip of Allwrta. There being nt present ho Alberta Lacrosse Assbciatiori the neces.sily ai' to form one and to adbpt rule.s an'd constitution gpverqlng .'the sfimc. Having boeii somewhat active in this matter I am taking the liberty of calling a meeting of representatives of the various clubs in Al-larla; one represMUntive from 'each club'will, 1 think, suftlce; mebtihg to be held in Calgni-y on the evening of Monday 27th May at 8 o'clock and continue until business bo concluded. Kindly answer. Yours verj- truly, L. GEO. DoVEDER. If Canada is to have the twentieth century, the next flvts years will be ; Sci-ond Vtce-PreH;--T."E. ^Patteson. Literary Secretary-Hevr A. M. Gordon. Secrrtary-Alviji Ripley^ Trea8UrM*-^.''H. Johnston. - CommHtce:-Messrs. Cherry, Mair, Blenner-Hassitt, -.Mafgrath,' Bowman, Cunninsham and- MacLeod. The Mayor- Mid local -meaibers were made ex-olHcu -metnbers of- the committee. Chaplain-liev.' Father Van Tighen. The enthusiasm that- prt^vailad at the' meeting makes-'the' llope�ots successful CafuMian Olub" Very "strong. Alr^-ady Sestatbr OeVeber is: id ccrin>; munlcation wttbHpn. Rr lanileux, H. E. PLAVLE ACQUITTED. Mr. HE. Play le was charged before Justices- Fulmer and Wallai-'e this week wKh having inhis possession moulds and material apparently for, use in counterfeiting. 1^ Crown contended - that the circuinntances under which. Johnston was cimnut-ted for trial' for pwising counterfeit coin pointied to Playlo being a parly also to having these moulds in his possession, aiKithot, it might lie, he 'bad oast the blauui on Johnson to shield himself. The defence wore able . to show that the authcrities Tlic joke is on Umpire Knowlton. His "utnp " lnncl in the city early SunUn.v morning, clean playotl out travolllng har^l and fast from Bos -ton. After reporting to President ISobinson, he retired to''risCuperate his wasted cnergies'and nerve for the crdeal of the morrow. In a few hours the Salvation Arm.v tobk their staml just Ijeneatli his' window, plny,-.^ ing soni^ of thvir popular airs. The names, of strikes nnil 'balls, awakened from his peaceful'slum'bers,'' heaiHl the' band pliiying songS of victory.. The torVible tr t�th-Hashed upon him! He had slept right through Monday ond" the''game was- over; Hasitening to find Pixjsident Robin.son he was profuse in expiunn'tions. - But it was no go, "'rhe game was over, Ix'th-bridge had won,' Robinson had to umpire >ttic> gainc hiutscif. - Had � hnrd job of. it, etc., etc., "Tiiesda.v" morning cnmc . with Monda.v's duties still to perform. Fellings more easily imagined tliun descril^cd. Officc^dtt Block Shettiii Phone M LEtHBBtDOE, AtTA. IUmI BHilt, IMOMM,^ ClMrtl "^Afiiiltt AliAlOft ; Our iMitfaiKe Department  � � � - . : wc^KiPiu:scNT: The ' ?MMidA Lift - AMUfUiM Gom(Miy. Tk�>;y�rli�IUr� lirt IttMtlu^ Yorjk, EAglM4. The Ae be seen but the : fiituMriUgl^ C6MfiilB�iorie^' h^ a'dJat'Wkh '3'the tuMfe'-of -"the'former ':|l#feroier and in shaking hands as be t4ifinUAftiiB':ielt' a taoOO cbMk -In her "mmiUi^l^ltlKii'mu^^ � never: flMMslled-.or ^4Mctt of thiawoHd's gidcKds and after his defeat they lived t very qiiietly. 7 The 4ckle society peo-; illa^of m^fra paid tto^ little attcn-tlba and tt is not mcorded that they il^C^very badly about it for Aiexan-'ider^MMkensle and his-'sensible wifev d^^not posiKss aspira'tions to sbinc citiaens of a nat^' ion determine tha nature of national ideals. It is for this reason tbat' popular leaders who have iRo much to do with the fomung of tlie vievs of the groat general public should be men of true and high Meals. It is important also that such leaders should be given every oppbrtunity of-' instilling 'into the minds of the public the'Crcat principles-that are controlling their efforts in the nation's behalf. Such is one purpose of the Canadian Clubs. Leaders of thought, in all a'pheiies of activity are brought face to facewith the public at the club dinners or ^liebtions. The press reports , their The boast of tin- Muplu t.eaf Football Club that II .goal Imd never been scored agains't tlK-m this season was ludely shattered b.V the Gait IMiistles a bunch' of Scottish foivtballei's, who put It over.the regulars to the tune of 3-^0. Neitlvor sitlo had a full linc-up. The Scots included several old interiwtional players who' ttu- -tainly have not lost 'their cunning nor speerl. The Lenis are preijoring 'for.a sweet revenge.: alleged counterfeiting circumstances until -inarmed- ^y Mr. Play le, and that there was no evidence to show 'that the moulds vers actually in his .-l i. �f them, while a-ftness--swore they' w itf kieletv Pirrio- ,. J ' *n thus making the 2iv^ 1. ^ ? �' ��vanunent geniuses of the political, social, in- Otey had many social responslbiHties dustrial, religious, lltemry. and scien Hbt they w*� not to their liking. tific worlds thus have an op^rt Jt^ ^OtUwa social circles always take �P the nwBiters of the reigning Cab-iitot. I rMnember-bsing' abown once iti^'pbotocraph of the wives of some of tfie leaders of the Liberal party at of giving tfaeir messages' to help build up a true life in.''iiiUttl^.Wv4cs''' to the larger view of- their .n�?n|^srshii>; , T^lu!liijtftrf"Tinfjr Bti-* �tet:^tiw':Club'':wili,fiilfla Its dsitgaed; ery inemiber of the Canadian Club practically pledges himself'to *cl�ato, foster and extend a true Canadian spirit by every effort at his command He undertakes to assist insofar as his Judgntent will allow in the realization of the national Ideals placed before himi from time to time. Ho virtually enlists as the exponent of political purity, of social equality, of business integrity and of religious liberty. By becoming a member -ot tbe Can-adion Club a citizen shows his sympathy with a movement to increase Canadian patriotism, not of the Jingo sort, but of the higher order, that labors for the 6eat interests of Can-aila'and for'the creaiibn of a �-Mgii; and. a niatfber'lol t�w�.iMc4>tar4BteAd to taka H in. iacltHUag !'Houk's Havafsa," wfao'es|)tet to go down to show tho"Tabcfites">hbw to play tiaseball, diir boys.' having won all JUBMIECX ganiee so far.vThi spoi^ Mll-cbnstst of foot > ball.'4NMMf^bMl.r�bBM^ horse iraelBg>i^as.''Prince. 1st base-"Press" Uouk. and: bttie^vfiiili" - Batley; ^^^aNj'tetii^'R^^qreen. � ��lh'tfrt-*8t'b|>^T.J^ BlniiM: Right fleM-F. Kenny. Centre Hel/I-Peterson. IWt field-''Doc" GalivaU.^ Sub and pitcher-"Duke" RtobMm. ' Come- along and give tbe "Sav -I^Hes"- ytfur -"ttand-byes" a boost. & vh^lfb had'Seen Johnsoi^' irfixitig the' plaster /of parts, out of wtilch''the' moulds were 'ttiado. 'The Cnsc'was-dismissed. Mr. vOurrie, Crown ^ProSteutbr. ap-peared for the Orown.tMr. Cmwford for t^ def�fnce.4-I(M.>IWer Advocate WILL NOT^ REtiULATIONS. C^HANGE THR MCOTTISir CQttCERT. Knox Church was packed to the '*'! -' iwive no Intention of'feeeding from 'the position I ^ave taken � in Connection 'With' thc^ postal' convent ion-'between Oahada^ and-the 'Vnited' SMifcs.sSid 'floni' R.^ LehaleuxV post lifeaster^liiii^l: -'l^ - This was said in reply to'a'^Uest Ion  as''!>ta'.%hkf- Sns^er' w�s' tb?'be' given to -'the iiJnit^ Bgobd game will be put on. WILL SUPPORT AN EIGHT HOITB DAY. out of the arrangement which � was .pretty' well arrived at between himself and'the Canadian Press association recently. TOO �Bl'iD IT la'NOT ALiIbRTA. doors on Thursday evening to h^^^llas under consideration the carrying Gavin Sponce and-the Misses Strach-' an la their'8(iotch aoncert. The pra-gramine was thoroughly Mi)oyaMc.f  "Caller Ilorrin" which-partlcularlyf! BUltdil her -Voice. 'Miss'strachan %t the plaiio gave some excellent selec-, tions. iThe- genial -flavin'' has super -f of tbe CamuUnn Club. mMMUn iliis of the P8YSI0IAN0. ___________________Ili4i�^'': As announced last week In (he^ HaraM the O. W.Kerr Co. havepur-^ chased a l^rge tract ol land n^' Magrath.Mhe^hpKliltoi:^ the AlbsMa Land and Btock Co. beiiw ti>e prbp'' erty purcKsied, alw^i M.OOO aeMa' all told. The"^Kerr Co. intenda fanainff ^(htf land and already ha* a larfs' ^lowitog otttflt at:i�brit.'The expee-tatton'is to sow MOO icrea of iMk-ley aad flax this yMT." the halMlee' of 4000 acre* wilUhe put into cfibp' text year. Tlie'rMMiiitiBc lO.OOOMIl^ be iMit on the imriret, 'The Co,V will' erect up-to-date buildingB awl wiU make*' tholr iarm a perMaiMMi' foAturo The (aith"thai "ihe O. W. Kefr * Co. has in Sunny; 8outh*ra Alberta is the faith of works. ? Mr. W. C. Siminoiis, M.PlP.; for Lathbridge, is in the city. .Ho speaks with confidence of the prospect regard ing the -fall wheat in the south'. Around I(;thbridge the  wheat is sev-_ �ral- inches^igh.- There 14 no- winter-wheat killed in the south- this >�ar. The Lothbridge district was visitedby a warm rain "on Tuesday, and Wednesday �that'' will "improve, the crops very much. Speaking of the coal commission, Mr. Simnuans says that there is plenty of vork. to do for it in obtaining information for the legislation that is 'needed to maintain' the harmon -io'us-Illations between the" miners and ofierators and' to'inSuro the cease -less operation of the mines. Ilcstatcs that the miners ai� anxious for the [eight hour law workmen's compensation act and compulsory arbit'ratlon and that he will support silch m eor;4o�tltt MoJtkC. E�tyi4liVtts. M90 cMh, 15 lots ia Moik C. I $5X5cMhrSlotftblock41 OM'KalfCMhW.�M^ $225 per acre. 30 aeret of tuMiviaioa property. $2100 ^atk. 2 lota oa BarOMtt Xoad ia Mock 6 SPECIAL $3000 buys e^roomcd all abiera home, oa Bartlelt 1 I Our Audit Department A decision was rendered in the state of Mississippi -recently Uii\t should 'bo of -Intetoi^''to all 'Shippers and recelt-era of freight. If it could be' inade^ n"-preC�dent'-in the prairie prbv4noes there would be'-iKreat happiness am'aneithe'shlppers^of-grain and tiM-receivera'of freletht-lohg^deln.ved. The'Mississippi oourt> holds tlnit rallways''muBt'pay demurrage charges to cbiisumers and ^shippers for uu-laaaonable'; delay'iii'^'chenibvement of freight. No excuse is to be used - in extenuation.''If;-a'^rallway aceapts n �ar of - fiaight fora certain point, that acceptance 'is''am asaumptlon that  'it'egreea 'tokWet'that car to dealinatlon - within a- 'reasonabliB length ol time. If i> does not do so. Milder > tha Mississippi decision H will lliave to pay ^specifled "demurrage charge.-The-Wheat Holt ^novlew. ; ' .' It � H. J.->Matheaon of'-Blair^ro forni:' orly publisher of tho' Blairntoro Times wMeh suspended soi^e months ago. has been removed from ihe board rf license commissioners forUhis district and JnmoK Robertson of Pin -Cher Crook who formerly lived in Frank has l.flen appointed to All the vacancy.' Mr. Robertson sat for. .the first time at the liwetlng of theboard held i�Frank Tueeday.,. NEW ROAD TO THE NORTH. Will Pass 'I'hroug'h U^hbridgu on its Way 'IHirough to Yukon. Ottawa, May 20.-Application will bo made at the next session for an act to incorporate 'the "Northern Empire Railway Co." to construct a railway from a point on the inter -uaticmal boundary line east of Cadis-ton, thence ii) a northerly direction through Lethbridge to Fort McMur  ray, thence northwesterly, passing near Fort A'crinillion to a point on the boundary line between British Clolumbia and the Yukon near the lower posts, thence in a northwesterly direction through the Yukon territory and Alaska, with poa-er to constrvct^a branch line followingjien erally the north bank of the North Saskatchewan River to Ednvanlon.^'r Edmonton Journal. W� diorUy W 1^ to Milt yovr I books, iww yonr ttOWhly acooimU. | DQ^IT SMtiarA^^ it �Hntiy;i yov to kavo w look'^viur list With Us M Business Property Wkolesale Re^itial hm fimck Yew Hevse bsnre Ith Veyr IhsImss **' Hevse u 5 naieOiss To Sub-divide ' About 40 acres closo. to tbo city wanted for snb-diviaion purpnseH, by piircliHser with 5,000 caeh t.o IMiy dowu.' Give location, price and beat terma.Boi 8, Herald Office. : Your businCM r^tiwia vvith ti8| be satiifactoey. This wa guarantee. I YOU -wriLL KBEPON 33EAL-I ING WITH THE i?IRM. t�e�ti�e�t��f����e�e|te�