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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 7, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta Alberta. Wednesday, August SUPREME COURT JUDGE TO CONDUCrPOUCE INQUIRY Serious Charges Preferred Against the S us pendecl Police Chief-Alleged That He Retained City's Money Collected For Licenses Ashcroft Opposed a Judicial Inquiry and Stood Out for Aldermanic Investi- gation- Chas. F. Harris Before City Council for Gillespie. Moved by.Aid, Seconded by Aid. Adams. AND RESOLVED that the Chief Justice of the Supreme Cour: of Alberta be hereby requested to.investigate certain to breach.of trust and misconduct on the part of Joseph 6ille.pl., Chief of Police.for the City of Lethbridge, m officer or servant of the City of Lethbridge, relating to his duties, which charges are as follows: (1) Being intoxicated while on duty. For having -Improperly received money from keepers of disorderly nouses for his own personal use or for improper uses. (3) FOP-having appropriated for his own use and bavino refused to account to the City of Lethbridge for monies received for license. Issued on b.nalf of the City of Lethbridge, and fines received from parties gbnvicted in the Police Court of the City of Lethbridfle. And that.the said Judge shall appoint the time and. place for hiring Ihe said charge, and shall report the result of his finding, after such hearing to Council. Carried. VIRTUE LEADS THE_PROV1NCE A LETHBRIDGE LAW STUDENT MAKES RECORD IN INTERMED- IATE EXAMINATIONS Calgary, Aug. a Leth- bridge law student has fallen the honor of leading the whole prov- ince In the second intermediate examination of the Alberta Law Society, results of which were an- nounced today. The first name on the list as arranged in honor of merit Is that of A. Gladstone Vir- tue, with Messrs. Shepherd and' Dunlop, Lethbridge. Other Leth- bridge men who have passed are R. R. Davidson, with Messrs. Conybeare, Church 4 McArthur. and H, Oslund, with Messrs. Mac- Kenzie and Menzies. TWO M.P.'s TAKE TRIP I Afler.a flght ot nearly two hours I this resolution he endeavored i yesterday afternoon the above resol tion was adopted by the city connci The deposed Chief of Police will hav in so lie-lure a .Justice of tlie Sunrem Court" of Alberta' Or some aiteruai the Chief Justice.'a .answer the; charges, contained in ih above-resolution. City Solicitor Ba the charges on beha] .of the the .Chief -will be re jnesented by Chas. F. Harris, whom lie has employed aa counsel to ac for him in his present position. The motion Itself 'did not puss the council, without a bard flght. It. was upheld by Aid. 'and Williamson. Aid. voted ngainst it. Aid. Alrd did not vote and the olayor being in the chair, and rhe vote not being a tie, it was not necessary for him to cast a vote. Aid. Ashcroft Not Satisfied But the result did not suit Aid. 'Ashcrofl. In the first place Aid. Ash- croft did not want the matter lo go out of the council's luuina. To this end he chose the second resolution i uiih lubuiuuon ue endeavored .to place before the council an aniend'meuuto the original motion demanding-an. In vestigatlon before a judge, lie wa a- seconder fo his motion, and the-original, motion there-fore went council.' When, .the vote was "recorded a Ottan-a, Aug. was .received, .tonight that .the steamer Stanley sailed today from Sydney for Hudson Bav to bring back. Hon. Frank Co- chrane, .from his tour of in- spection over the route of the new road, and the' harbors of Port iVelson aud Fort Church- ill. Andrew Broiler, M.P.. and Arthur Devvltt Foster M p accompanied the steamor. On return of Hon. .Mr. Cochraue an announcement as to the selection of the termin- al port for the Hudson Bay railway is expected. SEARCH OF SITE Calgary Manufacturer Spent Most of the Day in the City lion w, H Gushing, president oi .Ubliing Bios I td of Calgary and Kcym is in the eitv today oubusi-F les iiid spent moil iif the inj; with Mayor Hatch. A couple of v ei s ago it vv 4b announced that. LushihL, Ilros intended to establish a j planing mill in I cthbritlge, and that X the ulv would be askuil for a site on industrial ceiitri. company hut' fog "1 MACLEOD TOWN PULLS OFF BIG DEAL IN REAL ESTATE WOULD ASQUITH BE IN DANGER F HE CAME THAT SUFFRAGETTES WOULD FOLLOW HIM Sells Eighteen Hundred Lots to English Capitalists and Also Arranges for the Sale of Debentures London, Aug. says: "A section of the press is ex- traordinarily anxious tlultPre- mier Asquith should spend what is termed a patriotic holiday. In Canada with Wins- ton Churchill. Why the Pre- mler should thus toe considered play 'TRANSACTION NEARLY I the wote tlie city no reply was ever, rccc However ilthougli Sir. Gushing no statement for publi- i toda) it 15 believed that they are onre more considering ,thc ques- tion and that the cffey has ar- rivcd..at .some decision as to the (nanner of handling industrial sites, it is not hi el) tint dishing Bros, would experience any trouble in mak- I ing arrangements with the city for sc- j curing a site for a large pl'ant on the j I industrial centre -throughout the provincel is vcn good Mr Cus ling says, and I K0rl William, Aug. Mith a few KCCIS sunshine Alberta Co.'s employees went out on strike will harvest the bumper crop of its this morning, demanding an increase a hint may There'is a profound conviction that in September.. the ..suffragettes may engage in further events of a-.-very serious character. Let not Cabinet .Ministers im- agine they will escape merely 'by running to Canada. The further Premier Astfuith trav- els [he more closely Jiiust he he taken care of." histoij of 5 Macleod, Alia., Aug. town of Macleod has pulled off one of the largest real estate deals In the history of municipalities in the west, If not in all .Canada. The eold hun- London, England. .The price in- volved totalling around six hun- dred and fifty thousand dollars. As is well known Its own townslte and up to this sale had some twenty one hundred .lots left. It has decided to re- serve one lot in six and the Brit- ish investor was given three years to dispose of thirteen hundred at the present assessed value, less twenty-five per cent. There has been some opposition to the deal especially to.the three years' 'op- tion, some thinking. It cuts the town out of the increased value bound to come with the develop- ment of the municipality. On the' other hand the investor i. going to place the land on the Brltlih market and he Is under obliga-tion to advertise It extensively'irid'tji- do all possible to send to Macleod in or- investment; -mian ffcVWiKCSdv'S will receive an unusual advertisn- ment abroad and an effort will be made to have British capital, ;ablish Industries here. The Im- mensity of the deal did not slop 'with the sale of the land, Mor- gan was given an option until October 31. on bonds which are to b. floated: for municipal improvement.. These .debentures have not yet been voted on but the council is t.klng a chance and have ofven the option at ninety two and naff; at .five per cent. The vote-on the debentures take, place on August 30. had been prepared by the city solicitor in which, instead of the matter over to a judge, 1 the enquiry should be conducted by a special committee of the council, appointed; by the council. Taking- above, anil 'the 'motion. pronounced passed tlie chair, rose in objection. "I fail to see council should allow this go out r own said. are .representatives of the people; and I .believe .that we should wive- the say In., the.mailer.first.', if ve cannot investigate this matter to of. the eitt- I cannot see how they can trust us to investigate anything.1 "And.further than thai, r still claim hat this motion has not yet passed he'house. Any motion, .in orda'r. to: properly passed, must'have'a ma- ority.vote of (he council. There are of us here. Only .three v'otetl.-: Therefore, there was not a majority CITY SOLICITOR WILL SEE THAT ALL FACTS OF CASE ARE BROtlGHT OUT ----0 GALT HISTORIAN KILLED Gait, Out., Aug. Speu- cer Ho'weli, of' this toivn a well-known historian and writ- er, was accidentally killed to day while loading a gun, the bullot piercing the head. He was a member of the Royal Colonial Institute. Police Investigation Will Go to. the at Council's to the Chief They Why Charges Were Not Made f Against Others There, were' three serious enough asfwitiicsses lo prove the charges ROOSEVELT ELECTORS RETURNED IN KANSAS, A Clean Sweep for the Progressive Party in Tha4 Congressman Meets With Topcka, Kana Aug 7 Piogress- jtlose tate with W I Stewart, Pro-' ism swept Kansas, in grcssivc, mine" first I Election yesterday It n husked', into detailed, returns will he roqmr- inomination the eight presidential) vote, and the motion lost. The sta- tutes of the city plainly say "that the mayor may vole on any 01- all qneii- tions. He has not done so in tills motion, ami I claim it .has been lost.'' (Continued on page HOOK IN EYE DRIVES FOR HELP THE TORY AXE TAKES OFF THE LAST, Staples, a Cranbrook Lumberman, Drove 20 made igamst Chief Gillespic at vesterdav's meeting of the coun- cil. But why were not charges also against Inspector Siliikcr and 'Detective 1! Oan That is the ques- everv one is isking today. Tiie iction of tht. counci has caused ii'revival of the sensation in more pronounced form than ever, hut U'e tonight appeared to have re- electors, who dcclated allegiance ,to j Eeat J Theodore -Uooiei ell on the lace of re- j Vrthur fapper, publisher of the j turns up to ti'idrnght, [Mealed Cou-JTopeU Capital, was chosen the Re- I'- I' Campbell in his j publican nomine for governor by a large majority eading for the tion with j fi made against Chief Gillcspie. struggle to retain Ins ill Con Here is their .position on iniorma- At thaf "OU1. M.Giaj, a tion furnished by them to certain 'Progressive, had a lead over Camp- Geo II ll-odges Democratic nomina- Billard, the camli- members of the council body, an an- wll0i lms laea a staunch sup- date who favored re submission of the dit oj the hooks of -the ot President Taiti liquor qneslion his closest opponent was. maile. That information, as ,'.rl'c lor the scat in the Other Drmorratie returns are not been slated before, was to Ihe ellect Sla4os Wunatr novv held b) 'available, as Hie Republican' ballols in con- :clms- Curtis, in which Curtis was op- counted first Owing 'to the' nection witlrthe license.'department- Miles for. Aid the public cannot understand'why the .and also the charge sheets- oi -the other two ofUcci'b are not mentioned, police court, had been turned in to unless they, have been dismissed out-I the city treasurer. been right. Then there would lie no charg-! staled that this giv- es to consider, as the council would I en in cciilfulenc'c, and .tliat :tlicy did lave dispensed with their services not know it would he used as a has- cdnipletcly. I is of ooinpelling an audit, said Illit the three men arc still on the tlw' tlin--mcn..wcr.o afraid that No More Jobs for Tories in Grassy Lake Because All the Grit Office Holders Have Been Let Out -Spokane, Aug. of Cfrassy l.atc, Aug. ..-Robert We-.'five hunted it Was r "mMM .3-achlaii, the popular agent of the of the Tory axe was af-j maples, a lun.berman ol Sub-Land Office here, received word let hi'm, although -lie was so well up-1 Cranbrook, H.'C., walked two miles of O'cstcnlay. from the Department; of held by all the fanners in this dis-1 Sunday to his automobile ami thui ''a something would happen which __ _ ______ would iinnlicate thcni being mi.veii held The Herald mane "P witu' UK ot the department tint morning is to the ex- snoul'' the at any time, finii ;city's' payroll, and will be until af- ter the judicial investigation ordered act standing of the three men liectcd with the case, ami conurmcil irregularities in the hooks oi the po- lice department.. the first icports publisl cd -All- Olliciffs s no doubt but that it will be one of the centres ot' An uiKommou feature of the under- taking will be the selling of alfalfa, cakes and alfalfa tea, and otter pro- ducts at the palace. Mr McNicol is importing the mill-' ed al'alfa from Kansas, where the' laigest alfalfi m the ivorld is lo- cated The palace will he nude warm and ermfoTtablc and descriptive lit- erature losarding JIagrath will ba distributed. Rooseve It Named Chicago, Aug 7 The Progreisive Party was the party name chosen by the Bull Mooss convention today. Theodore Ftoosevelt was placed in nomination for President, amidst enthusiasm, by W. A. Prendergast, of, this iinJnua structure, Mr. .1. W. McNIcol gave Magrath {he i flrat chanco for tho alf.ilfa palace ng on Aus-.l Wl divectly to. the I and no time was lost m accepling _ laying ol the three cluirgrs against j the offer, as its value from an adver-1 Cliiof fiilli'spie as contained in the i tising slaniipoint cannot Ihe caloulatod motion 'passed yesterday. If those I palace will be the fi'rct of itsi charges are siistainwl, the two men j evcr in Canada: While will be cleared. If thpy are. not sus- the building is not definitely j 'taincii, it will-be evident that the I Mat1llni secretary of the j Magrafh Dry-Fanning Hoard, esti- mates that fully pounds of dry-; larm Dai-ed nlr.iira win be required in; v its cotistruction. This oniount has New York. No other nominations were put before the convention, and the ex-Presldcnt was the unanimous choice. STUBBS WON action in laying .his: intormatioi, was I doubt he ilismisscil summarily. Will (io to the: Bo'ltniii it has been freely tumored about the slreets that the. two iiwn would also be charged with Hie same breaches.of office as face .Chief Gilles- (Continucd on page already been secured from a of local farmers, among-n-hom is U'al-; tor AcliToyd. an iinusuiilly. sucr-cspful j alfalfa grower. This hoy will be baled j at once. -'f The palace during thr; exjiosltlon will brilliantly Hg'lited, 'and" gaily) Topeka, Kan.. 'Aug., 'ernor W. It. Stubbs probably has defeated Charles Curtis for the hitter's seat in the lin- early returns were uncurtain, Stiihbs gained so much iii the country districts that it seeciis certain the governor has won by a substantial mm- Jority. ;