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   Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 8, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta                                TEe Lethbridge Daily Herald DECEMBER NOMINATIONS IN WESTERN TOWNS TO IMPROVE No Contest At Nanton Macleods Mayor Reelected of New was by acclamation today for the This will be hie seventh i term as triple Cooil Hart I School John Colqua h High Norman Ymrnjr Aldermen 0 S School trus t Wallace John Linham Ed H George Trustees Lew Liv i A Ttoinpson and Al Ward Kramer anc ihotlore Ward N Ward Martin Ward Ben j V and Ward J Hallerton am One alderman to b for each ward for a term Botterill Alderman for on Gaetz Alderme T Brumpton Stone three t Hayne Gaetz accL Fred Shackletcn Grier ace HaL Gardine T Heap Separate scho Smitl Coun Hunsper Jonathan John Lee and Dr John Gal Francis and Frank and Schojl All were elected by MACLEOD ROAD night tho all cause council decided complaint re ardUxg the Muclcod Uoad from the op of the hill to the crosi The engineer M M asked to itepc to improve like same and will be notified that perniaueut work s A great of triiwV pusses his part oj tlie road and it lias boas lie causeof many ouncils action will be appreciate iy the farmers und city CLAIMS SHOCK A petition against North was tiled too late and he the DOES NOT KILL Officials of the State Department of Prisons are in terested in the report from that efforts are to Ije mode by county aud prison physicians to rc vivo the victim of electrocution at the state prison the purpose ol proving or disproving the theory that has been expounded that electrocution only stuns the victims who are later killed by the knife during the It is reported that Berg eron defeated iu will be Conservative candidate for Sir Wilfrid Lauriers seat in PERMANENT FIRE CHIEF A BUILDING INSPECTOR A MURDERER SLASHED A WARDEN BK MAJORITY latest returns in from the byeolections for provincial assembly give Lalder 092 majority in Saltcoats con istitueucy and Motherwell CITY TO HAVE A COAL MINE At last nights council meeting the city engineer presented plan of about forty acres running from the river bottom back up the coulee which ho thought would afford a sup Daring Deed Enacted In Prison At New has tour hundred which will ply of coal for tho new power prove to be somewhat decreased in Some prospecting has been done and Both candijhe expressed the opinion that the pro dates opposing the government were perty would yield a supply of independent tons a year for twenty After discussing the matter the council authorized the secretary to approach the to as certain under what terms the mining rights in the plan submitted could be by the city to obtain the coal L Fowler Gets the Appointment Fire Protection For North Ward Beginning January Lcth bridge will have a building inspector and firo Fire Chief Fowler given tinAppointment at the meet ing of the city council last The salary will be per This was in accordance with the rec ommendation previously passed by the council Thia is a professionaJ ap pointment and not a side The office will require a mans whole at On the recommendation of the water and light committee the num ber of firemen will be increased and the Koith Ward will have better fire Seven firemen from the Ward will be placed on the citys pay roll at per year and f50 to the fire A scrap iron locomotive tire alarm will be placed in the North iilso a hydrant at the corner of Rachel and Wallwork Pits will be sunk near the lake and on Torrarico south of the Six will be purchased for the NorthWard Division of the Fire The fire teamsters were granted an increase of per Lost night seemed to be North j An engagement of more than interest in Nova Scotia is that of Walter son of Wii liam of to New Miss Maude u daughter of colored who killed his of mistress in last and who is now under sentence of death for tried to kill War den James Bryrnner ofjthu Provincial That was not kill edi is due largely to the alertness of Guard Alexander the laj crosse Peterella was being Want Assurance That It Will Be Oper bottle was near and slash ed it over the wardens The official was badly wounded and the enraged negro have renewed Ward On the recommendation LQe attack had not guard Turnbull of both the License and Police and Water and Light committees that part of the city will be given the entire services of a policeman who shall look after the interests of the fire department in addition to his cgular police This will mean n additional man on the police Chief Fowlers action in hiring Wilcox asfire engineer and caretaker t per month was The wardens head was cut badly and it will be several days be fore he will be able to MANY DEMANDS MADE FOR SIDEWALKS SHE WAS FOUND After a stubborn fight Dorothy one of houses of illfame noar the Isolation was found guilty of selling liquor without a license on information laid by License Inspector This being her second offence Inspector fined her two hundred dollars nnd and Tves defended To Enter League With Team From fincher and Madkod CITY AND DISTRICT Mortimer having disposed o his barber has gone east to On tario for He will return to Lethbridge anil expects to ente another line of John of Iron wa in the city yesterday on his way frc FIRE was a small fire at Councillor MaeDonnells Efficient work done by the lire There was morn damage from water than Loss covered bv ated As a Public Hospital The following communications were presented to the council for their con sideration last night 1903 To the Mayor and Council of the City of undersigned physi cians of the having considered the proposed Hospital beg io suggest the following as matters upon which a definite agreement with the Gait Hospital Trustees should be People In Outlying Districts Waint Sidewalks Sewer Con Dowii Idea Of the Mayor The City Council met last night and adjourned early this Forty motions were Acting Mayor McBeth and Watson were Jotinstone appeared before the Council on behalf of David King ctd for a rebate on the amount aid by King for a private sewer connection to his house on BarUeit from the main on Courtland The City Engineer explained to the board that Kings contention was He had asked for the con and was told approximately what it would the work was done in the usual way and was paid for by King held that he was ill advised by the engineer while Arnold denied giving any advice King thought he should tret a rebate of the difference be tween his private connection and a connection with a main on tho street on which the property was He was not aware he could have paic for a main and received a rebate when other connections were There was some crossfiring btwien King and the the Be sure and fill out the census form toniglit so that there will be complete re turn from every house in the fc t V f cause he was forced to change the a trip to He reports th jeci matter of which was made clear fall wheat in his district in splendid Owners of rabbits in the city are complaining of their being ing the heaviest Westley The Lcthbridge Hockey Club come into existence at o meeting held last It will be 1 city club and the team to represent it on the ice will bo the best that can be gathered to gether in the Tho rink on Bonipns is avail able for practices three nights a effort will be made to form a league rrilh Pincher nnd The officers elected last night were Honorary Buchan be the latter losing nine the last of is among the Americans who have come and been conquered by Southern Al berta soil and He is return ing to arrange to come here to settU as soon as Handford received from the Queen Insurance the first to be received by any aflcct tU by the fire in the Begin The arrangements were entirely satisfac tory to McLeod is agent for the Afiss Amy Owen of this city was the winner in the district outside of the city of falgary of tho First Vicj Second Vice John chosen The first practice will be held onFriday to the Council by the He asked that the Council make a ruling as to what should be done when a private sevter connection was asked for before the main sewer was laid on Private connections had been made all over the city and rebates could be asked for in each The motion That the Council is uable to consider Kings applica tion for a was lost on the casting vote of the Cunningham thought King should get a rebate of the difference be tween the actual cost and the esti The engineer stated that he always gave the approximate cost nnd had stated that the cost of the connection in question would be on his property three Kenny asked for a rebate of tax es on his property on Redpath which through a clerical error was assessed at double the The Council enacted in such a way that Kenny wil be refunded the ex cess amount of taxes The architect for the fire hall wrote advising that an additional expense of be added to properly parti tion the third floor while the hall is in the course of This item had been cut out in reducing the es This would have to be done eventually and would cost more done after hall is The Council voted that the work be done but criticized the action in cutting it out of the Hall wrote making applica tion to be placed on the citys pro posed Board of He will be informed that the proposition has not gone beyond the talking The School Boards request for 000 school taxes was Rylands presented a petition asking for a plank sidewalk on Bart let One of the Aldermen stated that was the mayors intention to enlarge area of concrete side walks next The engineer gave as his opinion that the demand for plank sidewalks in the outlying dis tricts was growing faster than the concrete and that if the Coun cil intended to consider new plank sidewalks three miles were needed was and will be suitably A communication from Bechtel complaining of overcharge on water was referred to the Water Works j City Engineer is ai instructed to enter into negotiations with the City of Fcrnie with a view to ing of part of the stock at the elec tric valued at The chief of police made his usual reached before finally passing the by That the present Gait Hospita and the new building to be crectec shall bea city hospital and in no a private That all city physicians shal have the privilege of admitting and attending patients and of making use oz all its including ambulance an announcement to this effect to appear in everyannual re port or other circular issued by the That a register be kept in which applications for beds shall be fyled in order of receipt and the physi cians applying notified as soon as the bed is Said npplica tion to lapse if the bed is not uset within twentyfour hours after no tihcation unless bed is paid fo from that This provision would regard a patient paying de ductions or other periodical fee t the hospital having paid for hi That the city physicians be asket by the council to nominate one o their number as one of its represen tatives on the in consideration of employ of the havm been granted the privilege of hos pital on account of a monthly con monthly report and recommendaf tribution to hospital a sim in the neighborhood of A sec ond motion having the same effect as the first Arnold explained that the city required more sewer mains on the Daily News circulation The He advised the Council to prize is a trip to Toronto or hun dred dollars in Miss Owens closest competitor was John Ad ams of whom she defeated by about seventy thousand At the Eureka last night the Tha tcn who have gained rv reputa tion for themselves in Lethbridge as comedy artists of no mean ability presented a new high class comedy j sketch entitled Under the Truthful JTrce which gives both artists ample Needless to say it is exceed ingly funny and the local hits intro BANK Side Bank was hel 1 up by three men and robbed of JIG Kirby was elected presklent of the Ottawa Liberal I Canadian Pharmacy Association will wfcich next year at by diiced into the sketch tmuscrt tho S iarge audience Special mention must be of the stngo settingwhich is pretty in I the The electrical change has a prttty Coupled with the h as art excellent the whole programme is one not Io missed c into the matter of the mains required at the meetings held during the In that way plans could be made The Council authorized the engin eer to refuse all applications for pri vate sewer and water connections where it will conflict with the exten sirm of the main seweT and water sys Redmond asked for sower con nection to his house and slated that he waa triven to understand R year ago thnt a main would be laid in front of his residence during the The Councils action in the matter is explained by the instruc tions to be given to the city Hereafter a person desiring sewer con nection will have to bear the expense of a main from the nearest tmnk te his residence and wait for a rebate until other connections are riirht He also stated that al most all old plank sidewalks had been The engineer was requested to an estimate of new plank electric nnd water works asked leave of absence to attend a family reunion in It was granted on condition that he make ample provision to seo that tho plant loikod While away will visit eastern plants at St Paul and A letter from offering the use of the Lyceum Theatre in which to hold a public meeting to re ceive for civic STUDENTS HOOT KINGSTON MAYOR Ross wns hooted on the streets by a crowd of Queens students because he refused to use his efforts to free the students for Ross is a Fiftyfour arrests were made during the and was col lected in fines and Market Master Waddington pre sented a It was not consid ered to contain the proper inlorma and he will be asked to give a statement of the amount of produce brought to the market and and j the amount of cash paid those selling The recommendation of the Board of Health that receptacles for gar bage be procured was The management of the Eureka Theatre will be requested to make alterations and provide a suitable fire escape in the rear of the Last night Cunningham and Chief Fowler visited the and found that the condition of the fire escape was inadequate in case of a The application for a private spur track by Carruthers was approved by the and was granted by the The Coun cil will invite applications for pri vate spur tracks from the citys spur west of Westminster After April 1st will not allow n siiigie car to be unloaded on this part of the as traffic has in creased to such a large Acting on instructions from the Mayor the city engineer presented a of a brick n weigh mans of to be errcted nt the market in connection with the new scales now placed The Council thought other things were needed worse than a house for the and will use a portion of the market building for that arm of thrscales will be placed nnd Reid will be asked to place his men in the part of the building previously assigned to Bowman wrote to the Coun cil calling their attention to n lor mtr communication making a re for some sixty dollars as forfeit and commission on lots for which he got the transfers for the new stand He stated that he had not solicited the but bad ben instructed by the city to cure tne rie nrcurningiy i the forfeit money and got the trans and considered he was entitled to a The Council au thorized the secretary to inform Bowman that it can see no way to alter its previous a fid tho re quest for remuneration for services rendered was turned The contract for pulling the casing out of the gas well will be executed A PETITION TO UNSEAT MAGRATH Many Charges Pre ferred Disqualifi cation Sought waa tha last day for entering rotesta in six protests were entered in which includes very riding in the province with the of Both parties watched each other losely and were ready for Shortly before time the Conservatives ut in three against Frank Mclntyre and The usual charges of bribery are with the exception in the case of of charges of irregular ties in election As soon as these charges were made he Liberals followed by making for mal protests against the election of Calgary Ma Medicine and John Her The petitioner in Medicine Hat rid nij is The charges include bribery and the supplying of this latter being the chief part of the The unseating of Magrath and his dis qualification as a candidate are aaked lar privilege should be granted t other groups of men similarly situ ated at a price to be agreed upon Knovring as we do the great nee for increased accommodation we be to assure you of our hearty sym pathy with the proposed bylaw and make the above believing that their adoption at this stage will tend to ensure the cordial support of the public to the institution and help it to achieve its full Trusting that you will able to give this important matter your im mediate we Respectfully ROOSEVELTS LAST in both houses of Congress centred to day in the presidents the reading of which began in the Senate just after the Senate had convened and in the House a few nnn utes The of both houses were well filled and almost all the seats of senators and members were occupied by their All were supplied with printed cop ies of the message which contained 44 printed pages with an elaborate ap pendix accompanied by illustrations showing the results of work of the forestry Senators and mem bers gave comparatively little atten tion to the reading of the massacre by the clerk but most of them immed iately busied themselves with the printed copies before In these copies much interest was POISONED A of the is in Medicine Hat on official busi ness in connection with the poisoning of a police horse Par ticles of stuff like strychnine were found in the horses feed Two men have been 0 BE CONTEST 1908 His Worship the City of Lethbridge Dear am requested by the Board of Management of the Gait Hospital to submit to you the fol lowing resolution adopted by them That the Board understands there is communication from the Medical practitioners of the City addressed to the Mayor and Council in connection with the Bylaw re Hospital now be fore the That the Secretary Treasurer call upon Mayor on Monday the 30th nnd urge him to at once call a spe cial meeting of the Council to discuss the communication in question and that if required Board will Yours FOR MAYOR Opposition To Mayor Doug las In TatarSchool Trus tees Elected The council wns informed that the replied to the former letter nnd sent a copy of the same to the Gait Hospital A copy of the was not read at last nights A motion was passed ask ing the Acting Mayor to call a spe cial of the Council on Fri riav The city Rrumond also complained be professor in Queens medical j by order of the the Gait Hospital Boatd one the city solicitor will be notified to this This question was talked over at somo ELECTION CASES TO is learn ed hero today that the four New Brunswick election appeals will pro ceed no inter est vas manifested today in the Town Hall at the nomination meeting for municipal There were nomi Douglas to succeed himself and Mit For Bayard Adam and For the Board of Education Layton and As only two candidates for the School Board are required at this election two gentlemen named above were elected by succeeds It was ed by Wan tnat the financial report of the Taber School Board be deferred until after the 31st day of when said report shall be published in our local This waa As a Mayor and thre councilmen to be elected on the electors have intelligent and ramble material from which to All are men oi and wish to see Taber grow in population and material Bryan arrived frcm her homestead this and paid Taber a pleasant She leaves tonight on the Flyer for She stated that her husband is slow ly convalescing after a three months serious illness of typhoid at the Gait   

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