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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 6, 1910, Lethbridge, Alberta Volume III. TWELVE PAGES iiesday, Number 303 INVESTIGATIONORDERED AFFAIR IS TO BE City Engineer Arnold Asked fof it Hatch the Necessity Sage? King Were Opposed .teiliem -.Ar- iu. last Herald, the Couneil- for ;the- appointment ,bi! a {commission -'to .charges to alleged. f the-ne.w. ra'ce toackat grounds.. 31rV; Arnold stated 'that. he had unjustly criticised in this connection .and ;.tapk --.exception' to the published report :of -a: political in the .North" last -week, wherein .it was stated that Aid. King had-ques- tjoned Aid. finally an 'admission that in his estlmation'a nils 'V. take been made- in grading the that if such mistake had occurred, :it was undoubtedly the 'mis -take of "the City Engineer.-; .-.Aid.. Sage :arose and said; "Was, .the report correct deprecate the 'keeping up of -the .farce that the -affairs of the council and the of.'ithe" Agricultural. Society, -can be, .managed In otaer Vwords, we- ..have Mr- anTaider'man and as-lpresidenl oF'.the-'iAgric'ultural'. and "pu'b- causing 'an' official of one body -who comes good. for the fund'slrequir body. In 1911 I ,ures am'ounttol .the..rcity's: ap- cakh. Value ;of Z'- J -AidVs: Sage', wanted, ,'to, f now much' involved so 'eve'nt'br: erf'drs ;having 'The .report of-. Mr'r not been copy :'bf'it' he read the int'ormation had feeen espendedJn supplies .and" ma- terial, and in payment es- OTTAWA DROPPED OUT .not "'dropped' put.'' last night's Candidate Goode iked But he has- not drbpped '.oiii; is he going, to. He 'irfjtcf stay? and1'when' the' are fihe, Her- does not want wants him'to step seat. DONALD DUFF Continued ..straight- tangle, ahd'.lniow -jnsT'exi where this council stands inr one this In-this Aid. Hatdh's report of the expenditures'on the Agricultur- al igpclety ready, as promised live Aid. .Hatch replied to the contrary, stating that the report was not-ready because- returns-had not been obtain- ed "from Mr. Farris, nor had. the City Engineer completed his estimates. -Mr. Arnold..stated .that this was be- cause of .the Jact .that if is extremely difficult at this time of year to ob- tain and retain the services of an ade- quate staff, but that he hoped to have the estimates completed "very shortly. Report Was Correct Coming back to 'the veracity of the published report, Aid. replying to the query, Sage, declared that -according to his Interpretation of the Herald's report, it was absolutely correct. Aid. Hatch declared that witat IIP. had said "that-upon: the surface it look- ed as If an error had 'been made; and "if" so he could blame no person but the engineer. He was, however, open to conviction as to whether a mistake liad been actually made or not Replying to ,the question, as to the disposal of the funds appropriated for use at the new-fair grounds, use of the new fair grounds, Alderman Hatch soberly replied 'that if there a charge- on "God's green earth" of which he was free it was that of using his position as an alderman to lurlher his interests as an ardent sup- porter of the Agricultural Society. He then went on to state the amount of j work that had been done, adding that the work and the expenditures for that work had been under the super- WAS PROBATIONER eared :from Home F our Days Are Alarmed The police are endeavoring to locate nine-year-old "Billy" Sawchuck, son of John Sawchuck. .The lad has- -been missing for four 'days and all efforts o, trace him have thus .far''-failed. Billy and his brother Joseph have borne the reputation pf being, very bad -.boys, being accused at time of having broken into a local clothing store, and of .subsequently' rorce' entrance to a shack in the east end of town. Their conduct: became such as- to warrant the police in placing them on "the probationary list. This was about "a'month ago. A few days ago Joseph Sawchuck came to the police station' stating.' :'that .Billy had lost his probationary report and that he was afraid to-the station without it: The lad was GREAT FALLS FJRM DROPPED THEIR PRICE Local Firm RernjirkabiejOffcr to Lamp-posts I 1. -lamp-posts the ironv Works-got the" contract at ;eacht- twentV'iposts., Fai-is Go.'s for the whole" .VcbStract' .the 'icpmp'an'y -to. sell "theni the'fposts" each; f. Leth- The -company, on good thing the.city. Cb RUSK- Mackie -pf "cialgary; description, is :tlme. "tiiej.'-rpreserit Jailed- -TJarents are-Vbecbming.'; intimation1! that f ing., our foreclosure.: of the.r-Al- 'Wat-envays-.-Railway ;Was given in jthe aft at- >i" npfcieett-'provea'jihu-t SlRESS President of is Satisfied vision of himself, Mayor Adams %nd Aid. Oliver, in consultation, with the City 'Engineer. Aid. Oliver declared that he was sick and tired of the street gossip about the affairs of the Agricultural society. A. great work had been start- ed with a view to great things in the future, and he did not consider it fair to put stumbling, blocks in the path of men trying to make a success of the undertaking. -He. resented the iiisaticn of. improperly spending the sity's appropriation, in response to fl-nich Aid. Sage wanted to know who reassured and departed. .About.'.five o'clock he returned, his head in the doorway of'. Chief Gille'spie's private office, shouted: "Billy's-hit the and was gone. Subsequent in- vestigation revealed the fact that Joseph, the younger boy. did. not Know, where his nine-year-old 'senior had gone all effort to find the missing youngster since then has failed. John Sawchnck. the father, is an employee in one of the city depart- Washington, D. C., Dec.. dent-Taft's message to the two houses of congress was -.read this At the very beginning he tooltip" the" matter of arbitration, the -fisheries dispute between the United--" 'State's and Great Britain, receiving: initial attention. He sdd on this point: "The arbitration of the-'fishefies' dis-' pute between rlie United States' ..and (Jreat Britain which has source' of nearly continuous diplomatic cor- respondence since the fisheries', 'con- vention of'lSlS, has given an.'award which Is satisfactory 'to -both' pa'rtfes. This is arbitration particularly note- worthy not only because of just results secured, -but. also' "becaus'.e.- it is the first arbitration held under the general "arbitration treaty'of April 4th, 1908, between the States' and Great Britain, and disposes 'of." a controversy, the settlement of which has restricted even- other resource of diplomacy and which for nea'fly" ninety years has been the cause of. friction oetween two countries whose com- mon interests lies in maintaining the most friendly and cordial with each other." of dary Waters and the. appointment of. States -has 'resulted in1 the "formulation CnTTlTniQsin'nfiT'C fn a r( 'JV-u the Fisheries Disputes-No Statehbod jfor r Better Relations commissioners-to adjust certain other quesiSons-.has-been-ratified "by both goyeniments and proclaimed. of the international fish- eries, commission appointed in 1908 .-betwe'eu Great "Britain, .and'the United ments. He might have was told wandered that the 'boy away and be- iafl made-a charge Ihese funds. or misspending Aid. Hatch then .-submitted a state- men the .value of lumber, old etc., which had been re-j moved from the old-grounds to thej new, all of which had been previous- ly paid for by subscription of the mem bers of the Agricultural Society. This he termed and referr- ed to Its transfer to the new grounds as an evidence of good faith and hon- come lost in one of the coulees, to which he laughingly replied: maybe The father is said to .be very much" disinterested, 'but this may- be because he does not realize the seriousness of the case, or- that he einK displayed, "The convention concluded January 11. 1909, -between the United. States and Great Britain, providing "for" the settlement of international differences oetween the United States Cana- da. Including the appointment Between the two coimtrtw of certain ,ot, The Harper Prowse, Tafaer, The W. Coulter, Tab- er. Out-of-town people were the lucky ones in the second draw in connec- tion with the Herald test. F. R. Agnew, of the well known hardware firm of Stafford Agnew, ment was followed in October by the suggestion that ,-.it: :would" be glad-to have the negotiations which had been temporarily suspended during the summer resumed., In accordance with this, suggestion the Secretary State by my direction despatched two repre- sentatives of .the department'of state as special commissioners to Ottawa to confer, .with representatives of the Do- minion government. ..They were au- thorized to take such.steps for form- ulating a reciprocal side agreement as might be necessary- and to receive ,t AO wt VO-WWA. w d.d tne mystenous, trick of shaking and Consider any propositions which up the names of the newest sufascrib- j the Dominion government might care ers to., the Herald in'a hat and draw- ing.forth the lucky ones. "Who's the was the question asked by those, who saw it. .Mr. Agnew shut his eyes and drew out the good thing. He always before has- his eyes open to draw good things-for his custom- ers. This time with his eyes shut he drew forth the ticket" with the name of J. Harper Prowsej the clever Taber fawyer, :who-had been fortunate en- ough to D. W. Coulter, the Her- candidate (n that town, aubtcrlption for the Herald. Mr. gets his two-dollar bill. Thire a whole lot more two- to tho Kvtwtf. to submit. "Pursuant to the instructions issued conferences were hold by the commis- sioners with officials of the Dominion government .at Ottawa In the early part of November. "The -negotiations, were conducted on both'sicfes in a'spirit of mutual ac- commodation. The discussion of com- mon commercial interests" the -two countries had for Its objeofc satis- factory basis for a trade arrangement which otters the prospect'of' a. freer from the produflta of the United States and Canada. "The 'conference's were'adjourned' to bo resumed.- in Waahington in Janu- ary, when it. ie .hoped the aspiration of both for .mutual on page t party of the old territorial- 'govern- oibnt, later Chief Justice appointed by a Liberal later-: still- a Liberal premier, should announce in the course of the.debate that-it would sion. Labor Child labor'in' the province of "A1-- save ..where it necessary for- the' maintenance of', the." ...child: will no longer be possible-under At- torney General Mitchell's act, which, finally passed the legislature yester-- day afternoon, under the name' of Truancy and Compulsory Education- al this act, not, only-Tfill small ''child no allowed to latior, but he attend school between. the be" the policy of his -government to push forward negotiations to securing j term ot a control from tte Dominion" -gbvern- j sickn ment of the natural' resources save I cause, Or where a child receives ...efflc- the lands, was in itself extremely im- sickness s and lo for a full school save -where or other Tinavoidahl-e instruction elsewhere. "Many Have.. porant, and if it has done little else, hsen surprised to learn that child; la- the debate has served the of I hor .exists thls Province to cla-imcd by the. Conservative -party, i ent" of Neglected uuldrca .or but ex-Premier Rutherford instituted {'Province, there are many children the first negotiations towards' secur- j npt Tccciving prop ing this control.. These. jschool education. the- common In the south of the province ularly in the coal mining children are. found .mines, not because.it. is necessary to earn which have nor, been Advanced to a very great extent as now be pushed forward by the Sifton. ad- ministraUon. Geo. Smith, who .had adjourned the their own living, but because, debate last up theques-jare enabled to increase a -consider tion yesterday afternoon-, hut confined j abb1 extent by the nieaas.'oi the, labor his speech greatly to an attack on' Bennett and Micherier. He brought little new into the debate. Referring to the question before the house he did not think, it was right that province should' think of royalties on coal for Instance, as the only means, of revenue rather that these royalties should be dropped to. cheapria the {Continued on page ih of the child 'a The act passed yesterday'is. partly, the result of investigations4 made Mr. Chadwick, and partly the.-result, of agitation from many quarters.'The act provides for the appointment. oE- truant officers'; in'all school citie-s, towns -and villages This truant officer is given I'ull powers ot peace offioear. ;