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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 2, 1910, Lethbridge, Alberta Volume III. Lethbridge, Alta., Friday, December 2.1910. JYumber 299 POSTOFFICE SITE PURCHASED FIELD .5? Vancouver, Dec. has granted-. >an order death passed upon Gunner Thoma Allen for the murder of Capt.. JSilison, until -Febru- ary to permit the con- demned man to, to appeal reserved ihe Stovail site on the corner -of i erals, who expect, to d6 twenty per Seventh St. 'and Fourth Ave., cent- last .year. This -on VT- T, S. Mackenzie is definitely in the field for mayor and elsewhere-in the [Herald has announced his. platform. In speaking 01 his candidacy, Mr. Mac kenzic said that he was for the honor but as so many, had urged him to offer himself ior elec- he felt compelled to acced-e. -to' their" request. "If the people'want' jme to nrayorrt to j Adams, I-fel.i; thatr'l had to consent 'them to work for my dection.. Now.'to the wishes, people as they .have entered-the field I am were I feel that to win stay with .it until .-Mayor Adams Vhas done- good work'for city', and' if I am elected Mr. Mackenzie that-he besitat-jit will_-be my-purpose to follow, up ed coming OUK because he had not j work.'that 'both' he- and the late May- proclaimed himself" before the present or" Henderson so ablv r r T T f r f T V V V T1 1- T Tr T, Jt is about -five yeats since- Mr. Mackenzie came to Lethbridge as the field manager ior, the 0. W. Kerr.Co., which cojripany he was identi- people might there was something -underhand about -his com- j fied until about a year ago, when he iug Mr..Mackenzie, :-respect Jor. .Mavor bcrt'-site, which is across the street j the day's pollings would give and .the Hayr Hros. site on the cor- roughly' .five or six .victories: nor of Third and 'It is known, t-hat the "orcd the Vibert property, which is behi.T'1- Knox church. The option was directly from the owners in V'- them The the last vote is cast." th'e imiiJement business of Severs, Son. From the beginning of his residence here he, has- been prom inentlyidentified .with public affairs in particularly. the .Board of- Mr.. Mackenzie came here from-th'e United States, but is a na- tive of 'New Brunswick. ijighth street. Unionists hare issued a'ieafiet repro- :overnment fav- ducing the opinion' of Joe -Mar tin by Collicr's magazine. V'ibert- is in "Winnipeg. 'C'.'-'H: '-Jt5o'.yman. who is Mrs. Stov- all's "agent, "knows nothing of it and .Mr. Hayr- says it is riot his site: The pries oil the Vibert property was' THE WORLD .-ELECTED THEIR. OFFICERS After careful thought and considera- tion, I have decided to yield 'to. the. wishes .of a number of the ratepayers of the .city so far. as to allotr, my BAD :IN DETROIT .Have, a Degree'Team Soon The Lethbridge Uarnp, No. 293, oi the Canadian 'Order of the Woodmun of the World, held their annual meet- ing in the Odd' .Fellows Hall last night, .when there.was a large attend- ance, of members of the order. TSie officers ior the ensuing year were duly elected, and the chairs were filied a? "follows Past -Council" "Commander K. G-. Addison. Council H. Peter- son. Adviser Neidig. -King. J. Glayzer. W. Clarke. W. Pearson. S. Pulley. Manager (3 vear R. Staf- ford. Manager (2 year Hall. Manager (1 year Needs. Delegate to Head Camp T. W. Clarke: W. Hales. Camp A. McNally. .Detroit; Mich.'. -Dec.- causing a" loss at about ,one -hun- dred thousand :dollars, partly the stores Wallace and. -Sons. china ware, paper, stock of Gregory, Mayer Thorn. name to foe placed in nomination for mayor. In order to give the people a. jenance to vote .intelligently, I quote herewith some of the I Vould In favor of' carrying (1) That a careful .and economical VERYSA0 Washington, up in the streets live weeks ago in an ex- hausted condition Eniil Dumais, 73 years of age, once a- war correspond- ent in India and South' Africa for the expenditure-of ..the people's money be of a greater making this'THB city of ;aaberta. (2) the early atten- tion of the council" to paving-the city's 'business streets, which would -in a measure with thej dust .prob- -iem. I ta7or itaMng steps -with a view to the instillation of u "street car W.I favor thorough investiga- tion- into -the operation of the electric system.with, a view to getting re- duced rates.-as I do not believe that the cost of light .higher in Lethbridge than in any other city of Western Canada. (5) 1- favor a, straight- -commission i'orra of government, the commission to consist men, to be elected the people. T...S. MACKENZIE. Criticized Sifton's Necessity to-Take Money to Pay Provincial Debts-Sifton Has Majonty-First Division-' Edmonton, Dec. government had-: fourteen of; a majority on the first division of the season. Premier Sif-ton wanted to continue the debate on the Waterways Bill until 'it-could; be 'Completed.. .Robert. the member for Macleod wanted .to ad- journ it and made a motion to that, efrect, but it was defeated by 25. to four members, Messrs. Bennett, Roberts, Stewart and Cross being ab- sent. After" tire been taken Mr. Miehener, leader of the opposition, said that Ive had an amendment to bonds ior to finish up the buildings of the province. .Bramiey Moore, Robert Patterson and C. M. O'Brien also spoke. Today the debate resumed lines of the speech of R. B. Bennett, claiming- the "bill is-a violation of the rlgnts the individual, and the money should be used to build the railway alone. by-B., Michener. leader of the opposi-j Mn Bennett to present amendments by jaay but will be backthis George Hoadley. ,Mr. llichener has! MANY PUPILS ALBERTA of. 46.- VOTED FOR MONK'S MOTION Government's Large Ma-- joritry oh; the Naval Issue GILBERTS SPEECH Foster Dug :iip a Lot- of' Ancient History in Ottawa, Doc., two o clocfe- this-.morning; on Borders, sub-amendment to Mont's. amendment 000., pupils attended school the to. thd government's: in reply, province oi Alberta, during the year Irom the throne was? 1909, .according; to the taken and. resulted .in a provincial education, department, part-1majority oi 5.7, the vote being 127-to- 1, as Brought down 7q. Immediately, after Monk.'s amend terday by Hoiu- Mr. ment was submitted, and was defeat- Total enrollment tor.the 120 to. G7.r Vpjvilte, the Labor, and as..Member from Montreal and aa the and the total rural schools was. The aver- age attendance in the, former was 826, and in' the latter 8. There are 970 .schools with a total-of In the year 1905) Edmonton; had a total-school Strathcona while. Calgary, had Conservatives except Col. Sam who -voted .wish the menty voted with' Monk. Hon. was tne Srstf .speaker of devoted a good dear of his .time reading news- paper clippings an-d" extracts from Lib eral campaign literatuie issued dur-. not revealed the details of amendment, but it will follow his the London Times, died today at a ofier and asked for an adjournment local hospital. J5e-Jfcept his identity it might, be fully considered. TJn- secret until the very last moment his life. -For had been in- Stcps were-taken for formation terested in agricultural- problems, and 01 a degree cearo so that initiations can be performed in a more impressive manner than at present. The officers elected at last night's meeting will he inriuctea into their chairs at the nrst meeting of the camp in the new camp, which will be heid on Thurs- day, -Jan. 'i-th.' Now -that the camp is settled .in its inore comfortable quarters, and the nigh I of meeting has been changed, it is expected thai. there will be a large increase in the membership, and that the Lethbridge Camp of the Woodmen of the Wor'fd will become one oi the leading soci- eties in the citv. was the founder of the Manitoba ricultural College. He was here to study new methods. "was a gradu ate of the and his only surviving relative is Mrs. A. Chartier, wife of the postmaster Manitoba. at OVE TPiinrr THREE FEET RAIN umii MISSIONARY MEETING OF FRANK LAYMEN -_____ Dec. missionary meet- j ing was held in Knox Church on Wed- Great Ballmer Of nesdav evening: "J. W. Gresham. J.P., officiated as chairman. Rev. T. D. Jones., of Betlevue, introduced the de- putation.-Rev. A. C. Hoffman, mission- j ary 1'rom West China, who gave an interesting description of the miss- Swollen MUST FEDORENKO GO? Ottawa. Dec. is rn- mored here that the minister of justice has decided, after considering the Fedorenko case, that he has no option but to turn the fugitive over over to the Russian authori- ties. CROWDED AT THE LEGISLATU der these circumstances, the premier consented. Hon. .A. C. Rutherford, ex-premier, made bis speech and attacked 'Sifton's policy from its financial side and de- fended his policy. He quoted figures j to show that the debt o! the province when he resigned was not as great as that of Saskatchewan. He did not think it was necessary to take the Alberta -and Great Waterways money to pay t-he debts of the province. He had no apology to make for his former administration of affairs or for the financial status in which the province found itself when he resign- ed. Kis estimates had always been, passed by the legislature unanimous- ly. Of the estimates passed last year he had an unexpended balance of Tfe went on to say ifcat the province had nothing to be ed o[ in its indebtedness at the time gallery ?av? those xvho .are actually moving the adjournment Mr.' Michea- er asked to be relieved of speaking yesterday, stating that he had not his amendment in proper shape. Presum- jably he is awaiting the return-of his first lieutenant to complete the draft. The placing of this -amendment be- y rore the house will give'all members "y1 j who have already spoken another op- porumity to be heard, and debate may j j be'prolonged for several1 days more.. As incidental to the debate first re- corded the division, of the session. :iooir i place, it arose over-the motion for ad- Edmonton, Dec. 1 Fisher is. considering th'e advisability of ad- mitting the -public to the legislative hall by ticket the tickets to br issued by members, each member be- ing allowed so many. The huli has been so crowded dur- ing tho c elate on 'the corridors wert; speaker has also issued orders that, (jjournment of debate, made by Mr. 11 Patterson, who claimed that he had not all data that he required tc dis- cuss it. Premier Sifton objected to I an adjournment and upon a vote count j showed, that-the government was sus- jtained by 20 to 11. White not indicat- hng how the i'ote on the main, bill will ;result, this gives some idea of those jwno will give most consistent support 1 to the administration. Following was (the lineup on the mot-ion to adjourn: I .McLean, Mar- Woo'lf. Rutherford. Buchanan. Gushing, :aii. Boyle, Simpson, -Smith, Walker, J'eltord. Campbell McKenney. Olin., waterways, !cote.. Boudreau, Roberts, Warnock I choked The 3.045.- Edmonton's average attend-; to show' ance .was ''while .'.Calsarv.'s i pat they had appealed to was 2128. j juaices, in. Quebec, aha were as bad as The department. "He got into a tilt; plus on hand nf L- at this ceipts were ex-' penditure-w-as i said'that day'oLJLauner's tyran.- were''at 'the a .in, "Quebec-.was-: alter this total ofrT.O'Jff-school, distrlffterin -the freely dis- province. cussed... In conclusion Mr.-Foster said, that upon a certain. adopted that the-.government with a- majority, at its back chose to condition of that reso- lution so as" to-foist up to the instead of the. a feit. "'.Rt. Hon. lie said, "desires to settle all this con- fusion into which .he'has plunged-.the country; if he desires to confusion which 'is found.Ji-his-, "'owii' ranks, there is a simple way' he can do it. Vote' to thisj'amend- ment, ;take our tben, dissbivft, the parliament and appeal to th-e peo-' pie." E. M. Macdonald E. M. Macdonald, of Pictou; fol- lowed and pointed out the inconsist- ency of the Conservative'party. He asserted, mid Liberal cheers that 'al- FOUND NOT Matleod. Dec. Supreme Court today Justice Beck acquitted Allender, the engineer charged with manslaughter. The case did riot last as long lis was and the vcr- dict was very popular. P. J. Nolan ready Conservatives- throughout.'..the: of Calgary, defended Allsmlcr, and 'country are beginning to take e'xcep-" Wm Campbell acted for the Yesterday Kenneth ML'ljoiiaid was acquitted from a charge nf perjiiry. This case arose over the 'ast sittings oi ihf Supreme Court- here. defended. .-olin tion to the course being .-pursued by, the leaders of the party in the Re' quoted from letters which appear- ed in the Toronto News -and other op- position "organs, expressing dissatis- faction of the, Conservative efforts to get into line with -the ENDS LIFE- WITH CARBOLIC ACID i istic in -Quebec. Grand Forks, N. D., Dec. S ,0. Hobby, residing near Kempton, in tbis county, committed suicide yesterday afternoon by taking carbolic acid. Des- pondency. brought on by. continusd ill- neaith. was the probable cause of her action. He tk-nounced the say-; ing that their object was to a; party wouM be 'in a position to make demands of .the party in power- that would-interfere with'the development of the country. He then proceeded to show that'- the Conserv- ANFOR9 TIT nrnryin IH IHfi tn [5 lhat he leit office. That ionarys work in thai country. He de-jagain general throughout Franc pioi-ed'- Great Britain's attitude with Ahnut snri compared to other provinces hi i' Paris, Dec. conditions are! March ihV province of Saskatchewan! engaged in newspaper work! CANDIDATE FOR MAYOR Gienclenrsmg. McArtbur, Hoacliey. Fatter- son. O'Brien. Shaw, Puffer. .Moore. Jbessard, .McPuerson, Cornwall, Cunn. 7'egard to the 'opium traffic in China, and -bespoke the prayers of every Cbristian man aiid woman for its speedy termination. Air. Hoffman also, exhibited some in- teresting Cbinese curio? and gave a description of their uses. ENLARGING" HALIFAX DRY DOCK Halifax., Dec. dry dock hero. ihe largest in Canada, is to be extend- ed 50 fcpt, making it 650, at a cost oi This makes it a first class ciock. DOUGLAS SCHOOL BURNED Douglas. .Man., ,0c--. Doug- las public school ground -last Burned to' the The fire is suppos- ed i.o Lave started from the- furnace. .Books and furnishings were also lost. TJie insm-anca is sunn, had a debt 01 About tnree and one-half feet of rain had been spent for t fell in November and from all sections PKOnes Alberta's indebtedness of j come stories of immense damage." A3- had been The prov- tnough the Seine anS Hhine were sta-' tion'aiy today, the Gironda, Carenne sufficient to carrv on the business of and Loire rivers continued rising and t-he province for two or three, years, tne rivers of Normandy and Brittany arc greatly swollen. Great 3'ear of ser- ious effects upon ne'xt year's cereal and wine crops are felt INJURED IN- WRECK -Twenty-five Lament, ..-A weaiy-nve the general revenue and should were injured, .one seriously, I lo- save something from lhat Mo., Dec. "2. persons wnen three coaches on the Missouri Pacific Hallway passenger train No. -5 I'rom Kansas City to St. Louis left the track four miles west of here. The cars rolled down a twenty foot em- bankment and turned over, the last f oilman tnrnin? over j The first pay-meat of interest on. the A. G bonds .had amounted to On May 31st the accrued in- terest oa {lie money from the banks 'had been more than sufficient to pay the interest. "The said Dr. Ruther- ford, "should be ablo to carry on the current business of the province from be the capital account. His government- had to save something like Therefore he did not think! the policy was to appropriate! the Waterways money for tiie public funds of the province The government would not know .what, to do with all tho As Mr Patierson rose to speak iifter j motion haa been declared lost, ,1 i K Boyle, speaking to a point of order, on? having moved adjourn-! j ment, the member-ior. ilacleocl ;not ar according to rules to speaK further. i .Mr. Patterson was for a moment. jKonpiussed. while tue speaker looked I UD aatnorities. S. MACKENZIE fight between and E. D.-Mar- tin, the candidate of t-he Purity League. Segregation will be the issue of the contest. stanti for the purpose- of hav- ing tho people justuy his course. Con- trollers Harvey and who were i But Premier Siftoc, by tad fill move iR tue havc retired, Jheaving tue which was received with hearty .ip- plause, relieved the stress of 'the sit- j uation: i "The member for Macleod is, like i myself, a member.'' he said, "and i we arc not al) acquainted with minor I details of parliamentary proceedure. j i would like to have him speak." Mr. Boyle said he would withdraw his point of order. His object was to point out to the member the danger o[ pressing to a vote a motion for ad- atives were in an unholy alliance wit-h, the Nationalists. I Continuing, Mr. Macdonald i that had the premier adopted t-he pol-1 j icy of waiting advocated by t-h-a op'pp- j si tion he would have denounced j from one end of the country to I to the speeches made by Mr. Foster j in support, of the joint- resolution of j March, 1900, and stated that plans' i were proceeding exactly' along the-' j lines advocated "fay Mr. Foster. "And j he continued, "Mr. -Foster i would have us send the ships ha-ck to. England, close up the naval college jand wait ior imperial j Other speakers were: Messrs. Fish- I or, LaFortune, Glen Campbell and j Gilbert, the new member for Arfcha- ibasca, who in his short speech said of Winnipeg j that.he was the living embo-dirr.ent o; for a third Fie had retired, j the people of his counry. which was but owinft- 1.1; ihc mticism uirt-cLCG i againsit the naval policy. "I am Lib- in -V i-v r iv n-n eral'-" nc liavc always bcca ij u.. ).i tMJaauou ...o- ]_ probably support mg on many of his friends have asked j the government in the majoritv" of Made Him Run Aeain Winnipt ans g. Dor. Sanford for mayor CADETS MAY ATTEND 'CORONATION Vancouver, Dec. of Van- couver's high school cadets have re- ceived tho sanction of the school board to go to London in June to at- tend the coronation ceremonies, their expenses to be met by public sub- scription, questions which will come before the house, but I have been sent hers hy my permlr :o protest against the nav- al bill and car. do so best by voting for the amvniJmcnt cf Mr. rOSS CLAIMS BJG RESULTS OF HiS ECECTION Provincetovni, Mass., ing here tonight Governor Foss, of Massachusetts, said the verdict oT the people of Cape Cod district la, olwiing him to congress last spring" sealed the doom of Canaomsm, com- pelled the nationaK a-disinistratica, to seek reciprocity relations with- 'Can- acta, and gave to.the country at large the first real hope of tariff ;