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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - December 1, 1913, Lethbridge, Alberta Monday, December DAILY IIKRALD Page s f ll.i- Mr. O Critics of a Sale of (he Town's Bonds Had a Motion Put Through MANY DID'NT VOTE Mayor Slecimau and. Alderman McDonnel Defend Proposed New Town Hall very lUile in excels ut bil some three the rviircu of Ihe Ita-reaso rosti in the fjci lhat-tho dm: oa tu.ui lots iiui taaiio to Hie BU '.-O'liiJ n'oi; borrow tlial amo'.mt from lota.: The- towu lull .will It- with t the :n s l.rhl did. i -Ji'K'-'.ijuuibfr tbe pliiis unJ j present luii.t sptciliealkiiia ever asked fi'i ju-r, but t tit-re Mr. arobiui-ts'thirty :md (oily ulnj tuv.ii. TLt-y agreed take cash of IJOLOF uilh a :iful SljOO oji starling of the work. Mvith ultiugs. .1 llr KawreH continued his jmiid? the lidiiS lor MJIGC aH cl which 'night an IUM Mvxsrs. HtcUuian and MaellouneU aii 1 and I'ofK'f sKun'J :md he .1 ben friticlvcd the I Paring liis Uu' the jjlau of t Cation which! J'r, In- i.iltnl anJ added. Ihal fcriaetiu- juUiisi jjj tli niKLU a it.U-J rroui WOMEN r lo U.e }.di.d in IU course Cyizibrl' vluli j.J. POLICE AT CAMBRIDGE nt of Kligblill. Mill be IhlK univi-rsiiy IS uln-u h ut.rl sat is lied with I ho aud I.P was in wi uieiit tif the niuiiLvjiuI JiiiLirA-trs tiuririRjof tl.p. bait the'past u-nr, to tlirnst hk llils year U was too !at-> to do any- "lbjl men 1 Canary, -111 ulfiur werc as VPrst.j use here ant) iu sou oi I anvis i own, ujoil i at the urg- of Unly wife erf UtAurd of mid arlrs K. hr m Mas. a -.iJc -.vis uia rc was adout hlKfi." .TLu )e gone on with iii.liie Varly i ame he (Kav.c'eit) Sccrotury-treavjror" here! :is tu tt.t" bonU a reaU Ihe annual rci-wt, ;ts by; m, niattcr ilr. liiuiiulrd. anil, at lit it, Mr. TwilidluiH mckwa'ashe.1 what] KaUtClt t u tu fiw Hie wure Uiui up such ,M Mr. luU larypj Hitntu'c Expenditure as ID Mr. nrovit ty a another cohjnm in which ,JUl js Mavteod. Alia., Nov. and sundries totalK-d uy j um" ptd town ball fairly ecintlHaU'd, tne amount. In presenting liEs ASKING FOR DIVORCE wt-fk the Muoncy for I A braki'inau s'.oyKi not du on HLO (rack and us- ovi-r by tfiiiu he went to i N'uv. H. Kerr, j al rotidf-iit ut H'oSriuoro. but j now of Camjiove, Alia., '-sill ajii-ly to for a divorce fioui Ills wife Wil-ion of JiUiinnore. dst willi tin- tnavor, oalipil n! ititcrvaig eparks fk-w lous last alghl when as HI any {layers as could crovrj Into tbo linlld- Ing uiaemllcjd ,to exact from Mayor anil his confreres for the past j'enr an account'of ihcir BtewardBlnir. Jt bad beeu expected for some time that certain citizens who professed niitnu the luiu- foiiLiuitleo ami was fur-! Kuj-'Iiicer Allliain an rpte-j jirorlatlon for at] evieusion to tht: mayor M sell Ihe bomls. If 1 iiilld-l-f': aiilluirixfrd TO go, ili'J vo-i sup- slated liial flpveti miles of alrei'is had j pose ivir run til st'll (he Londi to he attended to ia ll'llf. as agaltiBt 1 the rnvirtiuti-.crjts (Jf Madeod two miles in and added lhat Mi1. Dii-V'Ann JuIroilutcJ motion throughout tjie year lie liad succeed- thanking and tount-il for ert in maintaining the town's rcputi- tic dlseadslied i the debenture deal that was conEuniniated in July by Mayor SteJrnan and Acting-Mayor Me. Douaell, would, in street parlance. "go the solicit of nnd iviien the ineeliug opened It evident that thulr exjicctatlotia were tton as having thu besi iialural s the province. Chief of Police BOH'S "report was routine prosaically jioiicc-iike. ThD meeting was here dcclai-eil op- en lor discussion, and Mr. Dk-kson iircA llio first real shot categorlr- not far aatmy. Trenholnie ing the sale of ilebenlui'ee as en- and cnndtdate for council-1 tlrely unlihe any that iho tov-n liciJ man, on hand hi all the glory o! tola war paint, aud when a suitable op- jiOrLiMiily presented, Jie led ibt; at- taefc, continued from eight o'' clock to twelve." During the'conree of the onslaught Mr. DlckEOii vas altted-by Messrs; J, Ii, FaTvcott and W, A. Day, two other for the. council; Dr. Bruce also took a -hand, and Joseph Hlcku, oralor and laivyer, at times brought up hie reserves. Mayor and Acting-Mayor' MaeDounell on tlm rlatfonn, lore the brunt of ttie Forlous sham of criUcisra, but throughout it aU they stood nobly by their guns and succeeded 'frequently In turning' the tables on anis. For four hours the action laat- ed, but the climax of- it all came ivhen er-lfayor Dickson 'brought in a mo- ever made 'ooforo. Tn the ]nst. he said, the SLilos had been for cash, but thiR year it different. ITe asheiS Uie Mayor to irtai.e before meeting the lie made with thu Dominion Securities Co., for if it was! Iri wrUing it should "be easily obtain-j able. He asked further for all docu-j meiits TseaTlng on the sale. Mayor tmucta I so'd'at 57 net" with accruwl Interest. have already received between and ,Wu havP not any contracts, for .ivhen you sell an am- ount of debentures Hkc that you do not need contracts. There Is, o'n file a letter I'wrot'e to the Doinin- ioB Securities Co., authorizing ttiem to scH honns at S7. .They wrote confirming that, so W it is not an ah- aoJute sale, "what are. we the attention and dilipeiue. tliey hail jiveji io puijiic afTairs. hut disap- proving of the large [n ex- penditure ami rCi-oniiiienUIug Uut ev- he keiil as pusstfjtc in 1311. Mr. ,I, moved an amendjncnt that a vote uf tliinks be tendered the mayor and co'.iiicil forj liie work they havt Uont anil recom- mended that a reircnclune-nt lit inadc in current expenses, ilr. Dickson withdrew his motion in favor of Mr. McDonald's and on !.o a vote, it carried. UH. MOOXKV GOIiS TO Prior to his departure for Edmon- ton for which place Le leaves nrxt week t. .praclise medicine, .U0c'ur Ii. iltiuney was last night constitut- ed guest of lirmor at whist party which was ftivea lor him hy a niun- ber of his friends in Maclcod. He- tion thst the Isauo of da- of They Inform bentures for the erection o( u muuici. pal building be withdrawn from, tlio inarkel. Tiie Jlayor who was cbair- maTi of meeting, arid who, as Bell, cr of. Uie bonds, was placed In u pe- culiar predicament, refused outright to place'the r.i'otlon before the meat- Ing. For some time tlio atmosphere was heavy ivitb suspense, but finally on the Mayor's resigning the chair, Farcett accepted the chair- .xnaQshln and submitted the motion. Tho majority of those present remain- ed neutral on the question, bat accord, fnp to thf decree of thoae wjio voted, Iho mollon carried. Promptly at eigiit o'clock, the May. or opfcaed tho meeting and nnnounc- that iftcr tbe aubmisslon of the different reports, tho meeljns would bo open for discussion to tho rate-pay- ers. He Uion said that a lot of work had been done, and Instanced Ihe fil- tration plant, which, bad -exceeded estimated cost of by somo COO. This, however, he explained, would he fully accounted for before! anil liko Ajax' defying the the plant was put in operation. Con- Hjhtning, cried, "Lawyer and all as j corning lha bond sale, which he' you ate, Mr. Uicktou, I may tell you ed UB that it was m absolute sale. as, they stated positively, they did nol deal in options. It took two months to legalize the debentures and nylnws Sow, that is ail tile explanation 1 bhve to make. If you doubt my word, I aaye.-notbiug turllef. to town. will get the money. "i.api B.ot attempting to say that you or itr. JlacUonnell made. any. thing out of the eale." replied- Mr. Dicitson, 'to1 which the Mayor- shot tact; ''Oh. no, not at 97; that's differeni from SO." Mr. Dickson Can you collect the money from them by law if they don'l jell? Jlr. Undoubtedly we can Mr. It looSB lo me ns il il is a cose of; "if they sell we get llic moiioy Lnt If they don't, we can't gel It." up ibis point Jlr. MacDonnell, wlio to this time had been listming impatiently to the discussion, thought would tho most (inporUnt question taieji up, the Mayor emphat- ically slated that tltc entire Issue of had been placed with and icold to Iho Dominion Securities Tany of Toronto in July the. pro- ceeds to net the town the prtee o' 97 ,XlUi accrued IntereBt. "To continued the Mayor, town has received between silly seventy 1 nm advised iy wire that more money Is on tho TTXT. I tell you that the bonds have been placed and sold, did not set all of tho at onco, all wo could do was them yith a guarantee from (he buy ore that -wo would gut tho money in due tourae. In a few monltis tho pro- ceeds from the- Issue of botids will ho In Iho hank; "Xow. to luxation: the rate IB THE WORLD'S WORK ON THE WORLD'S DIGESTION Vnm tbe captain of indiulry to the hod from mthttjr in the to the woman willi the icmbbing the of every one of us depend absolutely on tlie accomplish' mcnU ttotnuchs. BactcJ by KCKxl iHgestEon, a mm can tin thr best tbit b In hi.Ti, When Jiissforatch fkffn, he bcconwi n weakling, To tliii loss of no CM need fubraft. Right habiU of 'drinkinr, sleeping and aided by Ta'ilels, will restore malnUiu tbe full efficiency of tlie namin mind and Na-Dru-Co Dyspepafi YnbieUconta-n the active principles needed for the digestion of every klnrl of food, to the o( the viwVcnul Mcniach, andcnaWe the right you ati. that at. tlieir request prepared ttia conditions imder which wershould sell the bonds and the companr They are honorably comply- ing wilh every pbasp. o! tlic menl- Now you stated that never before in UiVhistorj- of Macleod hail sucli a sale bctn conducted. If you mean that, your memory is short, lor. you were-in council with niysclt when they weie sold in lots of two ami-five thousand. Ucsideg, from your F.CUTHBERT ATKIN will speak as follows: c; Monday Stalfordvilk. at 8 p.m. Subject: "The Platform" Tuesday Burgman's Hall at 8 p.m. Subject: "The Social Evil, its Causes artd Cure." Wednesday StaHordvillc at 8 p.m. Thursday Monarch, at 8 p.m. Bijou at 9 p.m. Friday Galbraith, at 8 p.m. Subject: "City Finance and Im- provements." Saturday Central School at 8 p.m. Subject: "A" Clean City'1 aiiminiatialion as mayor you Mt us; a legacy which is inclurt- rd in our and yet you ilarc come lo criticize better men." Mr. There lias l.eon no safe. Mr. If there no sale why did they remit the money lietore we returned to Macleoil? An- SSTCJC me tliat. "Oil, 1 have parried Mr. Diclsoii, and he continued his at- tack on rcporl lor at ivhich time, too, Mr. Sicilinan was mayor. Mr. Fawcetl I.erc took up liic liglit and trained his guns at once on the. filtration plant anrt.tlic niappscil mil- j nicipal building. Engineer -Altham j (hen steppcil to the firing linf inrt answered ttiat the filtration plant had hcen wilh ioisn lanor i 'under town although there was a guarantee from the Hoa- etts company that the plant- when j compjcleii, v.ould do tlie in-! ter.flcrl. Tiie original contract price! In reply to Mother question (torn Mr. Pali-cell rrgnrding the fiprnili- tiircs up to the present lime in the I town hall, Mr. .Mncllonnell who had all tlic irgures at liis finger lips, said lhal there nad liccu J300 paid out lor J I He excavation; JlroO.fji) lor (he ar- fi. Reason No. 1 Why should (ho Com- mercial Vote for F.CuJhbertAtkin Bcrruiso he stands for Kcoiioiuy. wilh Kllic- idiicy in Piiunico imd Dovdojimoiil of Tiiditslnnl ELECTORS: Think This Over! Some reasons why you should vote for the Citizens' Ticket Mayor, llio City nil of his liiiif uiul promises to do so in the fnlurc. by liis handliiij; tin- linanciiil sil- iialion in a crisis year thai he the ahilily lo de- liver llic ijocjils. Lcthhridgc ami Us needs and is ah- soiutcly free from seelional hias. All purls nl' Ihe C.ily will receive fair play. showed Iliat lie has Ihe abilily lo [jraclise economy when il is; needed, and ic- just sucli a man. lor a clean eitv. Hit developnienl of the Indiislrial polic.y and the people know- how tlicir business is being coiidue.tcil. Coinniissioner of Public Works, would brini? lo the service of thu City, a man who stands high up in his profession. pnl in uaicrwurks systems, including fil- Iralion plants, and built Ibc streets nnil boidc-vards of Demur, one of the prettiest cities in the world. an old-tiim- Lotlibridj5e man, and lias properly interests in the cily. The bial giummlcu of earcful adminislralion. save the cily the eosl of a high priced Mutineer. He wonld du Ihe work himself. would trillion. a man of Ihe bigliesl moral probity, mid combine wilb careful adminis- llic man for Public Utililies, because llticl knows the Utilities from Ihu beyinning. a safe practical man, who in his years of faith- ful service has shown has the interests of Ihe city at hearl. Faithful service should earn puiMic recognition. made a success of the Street Railway, in Ihe year in Ihe history of the City. He has ad- niin.isti-ilivc as well as Mechanical and ini; abilily. worked longer hours and done more work for less pay than any man in the cily's employ. Ihe ratepayers -show practical appreciation by making him Commissioner. Ihe cily over which would other- wise have luiil to be paid for export advice, in the. insinuation uf the Slreel Hailway. a project, id flic r.'tlf