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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 3, 1911, Lethbridge, Alberta Hie Lethbridge Daily Herald Volume IV. Lethbrldge. Thursday, Augusts, 1911. Number 19ft. CRITICISM OF PLANS FOR IMPROVING GALT PARK Arch. Mitchell, the Land- scape Authority Offers Suggestions The laying out. of parks is some- thing of which, lira average citizen IJ knoi s lillli. He knows uheth-' ci ol not lit hies, Ilic effect liter tho plan is .worked out to its completion. When one who is an'acknowledged pert, '.pe-iks on trc L11- nP'n-.c- ion should lit circfullj hulled and I I lie Herilcl ins, rccuvet 4, the following letter from A roll Mitchell, .of Coahlalc, well known ns the foremost lamlscapist in Western Canada, and an acknowledged author- ity on park niiil landscape building. In his letter he deals witli the provements being made in Gait Park, and writes as follows As a citizen of the Lethliridgc dis- trict will you kindly allow me a few voids en bUialf of the 1 had the iloubtful pkTUiri, of going over it and was stiuck will tin1 direction of the paths now being construct- ed 1 so fir is 1 could ib nn i strictlj gLOmetricil pattern, and on enquiry I found this beliet is shared tiy most of tlic citizens. (i dirl not see the plans and will piadly apologize if this is not sir, Lethbridge is in tlie race to be one of. tlic'great cities of the and her citizens are worthily (straining every effort to make her modern in every, respect and it will be a thousand pities it she falls short in parks. This park is the first Sbing the stranger sees as he.leaves DAKQTA TOWN WAS DESTROVEb BY FIRE Oirdon, S. D., Aug. last night wiped out tho town of Pollock, South Dakota. Tel- egraph and telephone conunun- Icution Is destroyed, and tho extent of tho damage Is not' obtainable. Pollock Is in Campbell county with a popu- lation of OPENING OF MACLEOD 'the station and as first impressions always tell, it cannot fail to leave TO NAME THE CONVENTION DELEGATES Ldcal Liberals Will Hold a Rally on Monday Night Liberals, of Lethbridge, are callee ipon to meet in first .rally lie present next Moudm evening, August'7th at o'clock It. Hall. This is a most important meeting. The reorganization of the party .In he city will take place and the of- iccrs will be elected. Delegates to the- convention to be held in .this city on August 10 when the party candidate will .be 'chosen, will be se- lected and plans for-the conduct of .its impress' lor good or. ill upon him ind for tins mson ilone, the (innot afford to do better-than 1mt it laid out in first cliss style, and up-to-date in every bpc( t I do not mention the i Laat eu need for "sake of its. own citizens A. modern park is imaged m cm not in straight huts and the grouping ind nrrtngemLiil ot grass, trees shrubs and is a pic- ,'tury which can lie made to .present a different ispccf few steps out, mav take, no '-matter in what direc- tion. It -is a thousand beauty spots grouped into one hirmonious lciprocity of lne nnd m i busj cih is one of the to see that a mpmber is most beautiful and restful features [elected In the forthcoming election imigmable I Ins an jthat nill represent his views on ccptionallj fine opportunitj to this important matter the campaign will 'be discussed, will be "seen therefore, that :this meeting Is very important and it is necessariy ithat. all a, special effort to ;Medi- cine I Kt consl ituencj in tlie election mnrte tbe mistake'in electing a man who lias been fit to place his own personal views those, of the people he was. elected to repre- sent and the result has been that the constituncy has been misrepresented especially in the reciprocity, issue. It should 'be the determination of every and every believer in the what can be done in this respect ant it will be little'sliorf of criiranal ii it is 'neglected. It maj be said that the square i? too small for any..such arraiigemenI hut both Winnipeg and. Brandon have excellent little parks'not quite s> large arranged m tbe modern inj one who has seen tlient ill never be anytbin at I rthhrfdge I rrmcmher thit he- fore the trees round tlic square were stnt on a deputation was sent to Great Falls to see" what had been done there 1 would suggest liat n similar deputation he sent to Win- nipeg ind Brindon btfott, anj more is done. Such a-deputation would also do to visit the Dominion 'Forestry Station at Indian an institu- tion wliich has undoubtedly the best example of such work in Western and'which has been created '.expressly for such purposes at now before us M? as in illustration for the information of cities as well as inumdu Us in tree shrub iturl flower-arrangement. Another thing I noticed was Uic piks of h ing hrre nnd tlicic, and I hope it is'not tlic intention ,to down cement walks through park. Cement walks in a park arc ns much in harmony as the profurb- ial hull in. n china shop, and in Leth- Every Liberal in Staf- fordvllle is expected and urged to be present at the meeting, on Mon- day evening. Weather Unfavorable but Exhibits and Crowd Good Maclcort Aug. Moclcod Ag rlciilturnl Fair opened here today and although the u'calhcr was not very encouraging the first day was vcty successful The exhibits in all class- es more, numerous and far above any of former years. In the morning it wined for several hours and through the day was unite cloudy and tlircatcning and for this icibon there was not as large a crowd at- tended the exhibition as was expect- ed, although this was much better than that of last year. The races were very good consider- ing the very heavy track on which were run. The results were as fo.lows Three-Minnie Trot or Pace, for nurse of Kirwin, 1st, and Gautlin's Brit, 2nd. Best two in three heats. One and otic-cith Mile Handicap, for purse of Fast Flight, Esham's LlandoiT. Five-eighths Mile, open, for purse 4 PRAIRIE PREMIERS BACK AGAIN A Montreal, Augji A. U Slfton, ami Premier :Waltor bf Sas- katchewan, arrived Royal "Edward. Both went direct to Ottawa "-here they: will upend n few days be- fore proceeding west. They liad nothing to say about the elections. CANDIDATES LIKELY AT PINCHER Dr. Warnock Wanted by Liberals to Oppose Herron Fincher-Creek, Aug. natters and; everything else, .perhaps sole exception of crop con ditions. have guhc to tlic board for he tinw being since the political till .0 arms wus sounded from Ottaw i Though the daily pipers prepared us n a measure for sonic thing of the ;ind. Pincher Creek, like other muni- npilities got its surpass with tlie GREAT FALLS ISSUE IS PLACED FAIRLY of Jcrusha 1st, and j Tingle's Rosalia, 3inl. Half-mile Dash for Polo Ponies Purse First Principal, 1st, and ScougalPs Fairy, 2nd. The high jumping competition was on bj 1 McC mil's Trohc jumped 5 feet 2 inches. Mr. McCaiill will give a high jumping exhibition tomorrow night, when he en- deavor to break the Canadian record oi 7 feel, 2 inches. There will be several special att triciions evening including itteking-- wrestling com-' lotitioirand a-band concert given by .he Lethbridge Citizens' Band. j est when tbe, announcement of the dissolution of parliajiKiit was made known through the 'there has been no great per- ceptible actiutj cudenccd as yet arno it; our loci] politicians or party adherents gossip his been busy wi li tlic names -of more than one, who it is said, are most hi to be candi datiA in the coming contest. VHhough quieth adverse to. his mrm bomg used as thu next standard bearer bj the Lihcnl piityrfor the federal-bouse on .September 21st, Dr Wdinock-jg just is qinetfl} and-_dili- beuig arivocited among (Continued on page his PARTY WAS WELCOMED Lethbridge Men Greeted Them at Boundary: Speeches Made The Falls, parly of lourlni; business men was given nn unexpect- ed welcome to Canada list night. As tlieir at Uie boundary line weic b> a delega- tion from'-t'othbridgc, led by Oco. M. Hatch, president ol the Hoard ol 1 raiie iml Mljor Vihn Others in the welcoming p'nrly were Aldermen Goodc and Bowman, E. A. Cunning- ham, vice-president oi the Board of Irade OFF Conjbearc K. C., and C K. Noursc, past presidents ot the Board-; ,F. W. Downer, the in- defatigable, chairman of the reception conmttee 1 M ''L. S. HoweU Harris, T. D. Kevin and W. A'.', Hucna.nan. Cheers of all softs and for everybody rent the air, the Black' Eagle Band played and the crowd sang Ihtro BEFORE MINERS' UNIONS TWO ITALIANS KILLED AT CALGARY Calgary, Aug. J. Ereski and D. L. Derocli, Italians, were 'buried beneath a land- slide on tlio north bank.of the Bow river tin's evening aud when dug out were round to be badly crushed. They died fif- teen minutes later in the hos- pitul. were greetings and. when the enthusiastic reception h id quieted Mr Hatch and Mr Conyhcare, in well chosen .words, welcomed the Great Falls people to Canada, assur- ed were free to do as they like uid hoped thej would have the biggest and hest turn; they ever liad. There-Were' niorc cheers, and then the .qf half a dox.cn or more Pullmans carijing 100 or more of of the Mon- l mi citj, and Gmernor N orris of Jie state.'started on-its way to It. reached here about :our o'clock and then proceeded to -algirv and Banff ihe will be icic all daj Saturday It will be a ;reat day The Great falls tourists ate "live wires" Most of "them are garbed in dusters and plenty.of itticlied to the city 'roin which they come CONVENTION THURSDAY NEXT Liberals Gather in Leth PRES. S10N EEES FROM HAYTI CLEVER MOVE BY BALFOUR Will Move Censure on Government-Followers in Line London, Aug. J. Balfbur, :he leader of the Opposition in tlic louse of Commons, again displayed sagacity which for. so many years has given him undisputed eaderhlp of when he ;m- nounced In tbe Lower Chamber that ie purposed on Monday to move a ;ote of censure of the government for laving secured from King George the promise of sufficient peers to pass the Veto Bill. Tins move will change nothing in the actual situation. It will be defeated in the Lower House and be carried by the House of Lords, where. Lord Curxon will move nn Identical vote. NevertlieHess It with so much good gravel at a subtle means for satisfying Mr. JJa.1- .hand, are inexciisahlc. Gravel can made as dry and comfortable ns cement ami almost as lasting, and ,they are much cheaper. Has a good Jnnrtscapist hcon consulted about this park 1 If not, why not No citv would drftam ol putting ,down sewers or street-car lines with out-expert advice. It Is tlie right of tlic citizen to expect it, as a safe- that he is getting full value for his money, and if some civic utilities. this is true of it should be true of all. included. It is not yet too latr, very little has .rtonc that cannot he worked in een freely circulated through the iress, and a few comparisons are all hat should he necessary here In the .report of Dr. Gordon we find: n spite-of the ground covered by nvestigation, that the only definite ocommendations made are relative, to he wage scales, and while the general of our agi cements, IJK as tfaeyjlo, many matters of rltil mportance to" ourselves, were toqch- (L upon, this was; only done bj way y? comment, and produced no deftnlu 'commendations. The DH on the daj age scale would mean advances for day wage men ranging from 18c to per day, with ie highest a chances on the loweat .tea This, however, not make ny refeience to the variations that ow exist in the same grade of loyment at different mines, nor specify as to what shall be the bkff- ig lates on which the 3 apply. The differential on pillars of 5 to cents per ton meani a reduction at hose mines where the differential oee not exlat of from 10 to 14 per ent, and again the report la dellfbt- indefinite. During the investigation procefd- gs Lhe position taken .by ;Dr.: Gordon as that the differential thauld ap- y to those mines in sub district 2 In, hich the differential did not already '1st, but the report leaves this an ntirely ppen matter. The report further provides that all other contract rates with the excep- tion of Lethbridge shall remain under the agreement expiring March. 31st, with the prices at Lille to be .in proportion to the thickness of the seam. The points on which Mr. Maclvod dissents would mean that rate! should he advanced 8 per cent, instead of 10 per cent, and rates be ad- vanced 5 per cent. Instea of 8 cent., an that the maximum reduc- tion in- "Pillar Rates" should cents per ton instead of 7 cents. Following is a list of day figured .according to the ports Rites according -to expired ment and rates including iroposed by the three reports. lates under Gordon Macleod Carter old agree't. Report Report Report 1 25 1 37 5 1.65 2.47.5 2.75 2.88 75 tf 3402 36288 378 3.S5.375 3.9O 1.60 22o 2.36 2.50 275 3 00 3 15 3 3 50 '3.67H 3.78 1375 2.475 2.69.6 2.75 28875 3025 3 24 3 40.2 3 61 88 3 87 5 3.86.875 3.M.9 1.43.75 1.716 2687S 2714 27S 2 88.76 302.5 S80 3465 278 40834 Mlddleton by a good majority, seat was Liberal before. In connection with the differential in pillars, Mr Carter pofnU out. that could not be agreed to as a gen- oral and this Is .the only logical that can be taken In connection with this matter. How- ever, your executive have repeatedly stated that while we would not stand for any reductions in these we would-not ask for advances on this clnsB'of work where it has been shown that extraordinary nigh rates prevail. Reviewing the report of Dr. Gordon generally, as effecting the wagei.'of our members, the advances granted on the low rates .would be offset by the reductions made, in contract nitei Thojon leaving the minority of our {Continued on page- ;