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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 7, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta lEe Lethbridge Daily Herald VOL. LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA, TUESDAY, DECEMBER 7, 1909. NO. 303. FIX FEES FOR CHIMNEY SWEEPS The City Council Had a Special Session Last Night Very little new business came up for discussion at the regular meeting of the city council last night. Aid. Bowman, Hatch, Oliver and King were present. C. S. Farrow, manager of the steam laundry, asked to have his water charged on a different basis. During the past two months he wis billed for about per month. Mr. Fleetwood explained how the launury was placed on a ten cents per thous- and rate. Under the old management the laundry had "not been charged water fees for two years. -The council wece of the opinion that the laundry should be taxed according to the by- law and passed a resolution that the Lethbridge Laundry Co. be charged 5100 per year with accessories. The market report showed receipts as follows Scales, market fees, City Engineer Arnold asked for six weeks' leave of absence, and offered to provide a substitute. The request was. granted. J. Sharman made application for the position of assessor. The letter was filed. E. T. Gait wrote expressing his appreciation of the fact that the Gait Park had been given his name? The- by-laws relating to the poll tax- collector and chimney sweep were put through. The rates for cleaning chimneys will be as follows: Each' chimney in a one-story house or building, 30 cents. Each, additional story, 20 cents. Furnace and flume where connec- tion is in; basement, 40 cents. A LECTURE ON EMERSON The Young People's Guild of Knox church, met in the basement of the church last evening, and enjoyed a splendid talk as he called Mr. Broadley, on Ralph Waldo Emerson. Mr. Broadley showed a familiar acquaintance with his sub- ject, which is evidently a favorite of his. He gave a sketchy picture of Emerson's life from the beginning, followed him through life, showing the effect of environment, and early teaching upon his later years, and brought many interesting arguments and authorities in support, of Emer- j .son's Unitarian preaching. The Guild! can only benefit by such papers as Mr. Broadley gave, and the discus- sion which followed, and Mr. Gordon echoed Hie wishes of all, in 'thanking IJMr. Broadley, and hoping that a real interest may be awakened in literary only those which are, as it were, made to order, for our own particular line of thought. Arts Building, University Of Alberta, Strathcona EXCITEMENT AT FEVER HEAT GOVERNMENT HAD SMALL LEAD orlty In Vote At Ottawa The above is a reproductioa of the splendid stone building planned ana already in course of erection on the University site in Strathcoiia. Length over all of building is 30S feet. The main portion is 220 feet long by 70 feet wide, flanked at each end by wings 114 'feet long, 40 feet wide. The height from ground to the cor- people. nice is 50 feet. In the rear on cen- tre line, is the Convocation Hall, 92 feet Jong, by CO feet wide 31 feet high, with a seating capacity for A Socialist Pokes Fun At the Liberals Of England CITY WON'T PAY THE BILL j The city is getting .some free ad- j vertising in the "Standard of Em- pire" at present. The management j have written to the city stating that London, Dec. C. The campaign j tbe-v can n0t cance1' the contract grows hotter every dav. Mr. Balfour. which runs uatil November, 1910, for the Conservative leader, is still con- whicl1 charSc fined to his bed with influenza and j month- Tte advertisement is in con- cold, his customary failing, but his nection with thc Proposed street rail- party is like that of Radicals work-1 was authorized by the may- fever heat or' decided that the con- tract is illegal and will not acknowl- Everything points to the bitterest and most determined fight since home rule election in 1S85. Two' factors which are bound to haye" a dominating efiect are lack of funds of Labor parties. Mr. Hender- son, M. P., chairman of the Labor Party in the Commons, admits' he is pleaded guilty while acting as ag.mts edge the bills. The advertising medi- um will endeavor in the meantime to hold the city responsible. .GIRLS HEAVILY FINED Montreal, Dec. Duvasney and Josephine Lamoureaux, who FuAanceTndTflume where bound''to withdraw candidates he- D H. Tolman to lending money inunance ana nume wnere connec j at extortionate rates of interest were cause he is unprepared with-the flned flve each cessary money. This will save -some j that they remain in cus- Liberal .seats from a three-cornered j tody not more than three months if fight: The Nationalists are believed j were not paid. The sentence e j comes as a result of a long fight put to be similarly crippled to such ani by tQ do extent that it is declared if the tariff in Montreal, reformers put up candidates in many Nationalist seats the party will be; brought to the verge of bankruptcy, j tion is above thc.basement, Range or stoye with flume, 35 cts. -Flumes in the city must be- swept at.least once a, or whenever or- dered by the fire chief, and a certifi- cate will be given when a chimney is swept. The chief may make an in- spection at any time. Mr. Mitchell, superintendent of parks and boulevards, will be in- structed to take charge of the agri- HEAVIEST MAN IN CANADA Ottawa, Dec. Muldoon, 0. HUTTOW Very galling to radical leaders is i prosperous farmer and postmaster at guerilla warfare in which their' bud- cultural grounds and to dismiss any j get allies among Socialist leaders are one from thc grounds and discharge i indulging. any live-stock from the premises. Mr. Victor Grayson, M.P., ridicules The council expressed the opinion the ministerial denunciation of Lords. that it would be unwise to make He says any improvements on the present! "Who are these men on Liberal. grounds, in view of the fact that new j benches I can't tell who are going; grounds'will be made at the new j to be Dukes. Some have. -park. {bought their peerage and paid R. Sage sent in his resignation as j them in advance. There city auditor. It was accepted. are other Liberals, who call Dukes: The city solicitor advised the coun-, plunderers, but they themselves sweat cil -that the matter of preventing! and exploit workers." young girls from working in Chinese Radicals are waiting anxiously for; restaurants did not conic under the i Friday's great ministerial gathering! jurisdiction of the city officials, but in Albert Hall, when it is hoped; was controlled by thc department at! Premier Asquith will devise -some i Ottawa. He stated that he was com-J policy against Lords which will bring j trnunicating with thc Attorney-G-ener-1 party enthusiastically in line. At; al of Alberta, asking him to recom- present oven leaders .are at variance, i mend to and use his influence with j The rank and file of radicalism j the department at Ottawa to assist j fiercely demand abolition of Lords, in enacting that girls under sixteen j They are to see England j years be not permitted to worK in become a one-chamber country. Muldoon near Quyon. Que.. is dead at the age of 54. He weighed 4G1 pound? and was considered the lieaviest mar in Canada, Mr. Muldoon and bis five brothers were married to sisters. FORMER LETHBRIDGE MAN Chinese restaurants. Aid. King asked why two men were reading metres this month. The man in charge of the department will be asked to explain. The city engiaeer reported on the matter of water being allowed to run over the sidewalks from build- ings. This will be strictly looked after in the future. At his sugges- tion the council will ask than all coal be delivered on business streets before twelve o'clock noon, and that it be conveyed from the wagon to the hole in an iron shute. The matter of putting canvas signs across the sidewalk came up for dis- cussion, and nothing in favor of the procedure was said. Thc chief mu- fnallv ami tho outlook !s-that iho budget debate will hrv concluded before Christmas Mr. Magrath was. infnrrriPrl to last. SSn.-'S of coal the winter at least and possibly to j reside away from here permanently. I Mr. Morris has purchased a house lona, Idaho, U. S. A. The many friends of these good people certainly j wish them well, in their new project j i but regret to sec them leave Card- for surface rights. Un to the S3.S3R viore leased at an avorage of 18 cmts an acre. TELEGRAPHIC BRIEFS F. S. Shackleton was elected may- TIT TJ T ior bv acclamation. Mr. Perry Jordan, late of Pinchcr Creek, arc now located at Cardston i S' R-McKcc was elected mayor ot again. Several years Mr. Jordan iRcd by Acclamation. was with the H. S. Allen Company.) Gen- J3ooth of the Salvation-Army, He has now accepted a position with the Cardston Mercantile Company. will visit Canada next spring. Mayor Lee of Edmonton, after an- Mr. D. S. Beach has sold his tai- i nouncing would not be a can- loring business to Mr. W. P. Harper diclatc for re-election has altered his C. H. CAHAN, K.C. President of Canadian Cement Co. hereditary institution in this coun- j and suggests grave possibilities beyond present political crisis. ROAST THE LAKE CAPTAIN! STANDING PUBLISHED TUESDAYS, THURSDAYS AND SATURDAYS. VOTES COUNTED UP TO 10 A.M. TODAY. and is now in th David Barr, former mayor and one of Olds. The purchaser will take charge of the store Jan. 1st. Mr. Beach is not leaving Cardston, but j of Sarnia's most prominent citizens, will engage in another line of busi-j died suddenly yesterday while out All his friends wish him well j driving. He was 69 years old. in" any new enterprise he The school building is well filled with pupils. Jeff Wilson, of Greenwood, B. C., was sentenced to eight months for at- All departments arci'tempted suicide excellent work and reflect great) TT _ __ h Hon. Duncan Marshall, DISTRICT NO. all the City erf Montreal, Dec. evidence' Lethbridge: tends to show that the captain does J Qne Diamond Ri not understand the workings of the ._; One Gold Watch compass, and thc only Way he assur-j ed himself that his compass was cor- j One Morns- Chair rect was when in sight of ranges.! MISS ROSE HEATHER One Writing Desk. One Suit Cast. One Silk Umbrella TO the by-law to dig holes na tfcc Moreover, he was even ignorant BESSIE XRONKH1TE street to erect poles or place --.ay the makers of his compass, although! s QAVJES such signs across the sidewalks. KING EDWARD A he had been master of the Athabasca; for three vcars. The lead line was j EDNA ALLEN not resorted to and he does not seem MISS SUSAN G1LLESPIE T. J, to have taken the most common pre-'MlSS MARY SIMPSON Both bhjH. G. KILNER ..............................25l275 hibits at the Smithfield cattle show, The announcement of his majesty's success brought out a fact which is not generally known, namely that King" Edward is a tenant farmer, not every year in rental and taxes for his holdings. LIBERALS LOSE SEAT Craig, Dec. the West Middlesex provincial bye-elec- tion today .7. A. Doyle, Conservative, was elected, by 06. The late member was Duncan Ross, Liberal. scraplog and his official log were! written in pencil, thc spelling was MISS HANNAH KEFIR i MISS VIVIAN GIBSON execrable, and on the date of the ac-; cidcnt erasures had been made and MISS MINNIE LAVERICK.............. observations and remarks added. We ARTHUR HUMPHRIES consider that his way of keeping logs; DOWSETT ___4.095 was valueless." Such is a portion of thc scathing indictment made by Cap- i FLORENCE LAUMAN tain L. A. Dcmers and two assessors MISS ROSE BISSETT in thc enquiry into the the grounding' MISS WINNI" HARRISON of the SS. Athahjnsca on the morning j C. CHARLES -----1025 of October 13, at Flower Pot Island' MARGARET SMITH en Lake Huron. DISTRICT NO. all towns and territory outside of Lethbridge; One Diamond Ring One Writing Desk. surrounding credit on the principal and the effic- ient staff of teachers. WANT ACT TO COYER OUTSIDERS One 550 Gold Watch One Morris Chair One Suit Case. One Silk Umbrella Alberta's minister of agriculture, attended the- International Live Stock Show at Chicago and was the guest of honor at a. luncheon at the Saddle and Sir- loin Club. At Okotoks Mayor Linenham was el- ected by acclamation, councillors P. K. Walters, Z. Knowles, H. Patter- __ __ son, R. J. Bridgctt, S. R. Hodson. JG. W. Mahon, J. S. McCarthy, J. Ottawa, Dec. repre-1 Matcalfc- w- s- five to be senting the Civil Service Federation clectcd- of Canada and Civil Service associa- MISS ETHEL M. MrKAY, Cranbrook, B. C. JAMES H. CAMPBELL, Macieod, Alta.....42.765 MiSS SUSAN WiTBECK, Raymond, Alta. MISS MARY L. SUNSTRUM, Blairn-.ore MISS JEAN DOBBIE, Pincher HUGH JOHNSON, Taber WM. E. SIMPSON, Coleman MISS ARLIE HUDSON, Purple Springs, Alta. MRS. D. E. COTTON, Claresholm JAMES GREAVES, Medicine Hat, MISS ANNIE TOMFOHR, Milk River, Alta. MISS GRACE ROBINSON, Fernie MISS EDITH SINCLAIR, Medicine Hit A. A. COWIE, Cardston, MISS VILDA MATSON, Spring Coulee J. BUTLER STONEY, Lethbridge Post Office ..I.OOO MISS MAE SOICE, Warner tion of Ottawa, waited upon Sir Wil- frid Lauricr and Hon. S. Fisher on Judge Wells, of Welland, sentenced four young men, implicated in the- car robberies at the Michigan Cent- Saturday, and urged the government j ral ?ards at Bridgeburg. to extend the provisions of the Civil Service Act to outside service, in- crease scale of pay, and to inaugur- ate a system of superannuation for the benefit of outside service. The ministers sympathy with the demands made by the depu- tation, and said thc matter of the extension of the Civil Service Act io ou'sido. service was engaging thc attention of thc government. The de- Lawrence was sent to the prison .for nine months, John Kee and Robert Girvin for 14 months and Maurice Woodlec for 23 months. James Costcllo, an employee of the Dominion Steel Company, was killed at Sydney. While at work at the top of No. 1 blast furnace, a height o! something over one hundred feet from the ground, thc man was overcome by gas and killed. sirability of a system of superannua- A rumor is afloat to the effect that tion being applied to thc service was also recognized by ministers who promised the recommendation would receive serious consideration. Bassano on the main line of the C. P. R. is to have a newspaper and a bank. Mr. Joseph Martin, the famous Can- adian politician, may return to Brit- ish Columbia and try to form a par- ty in opposition to the Government in the event of his defeat in the eral elections in England. He has been nominated for a London con- stituency. ;