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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 10, 1910, Lethbridge, Alberta 'Volume III. SIXTEEN PAGES Lethbridge, Alta., Saturday, December 10, 1 Annual Meeting THE EXPENDITURE OF THE Premier Sifton Presenting Me, tise ffloneiy to" all fie Liabilities of Province--Balancetof public Wbrks--Banks iianionton; Dec. Tlie, lull revela- tion -or policy the disposal: of the .A1. "arid G. W. ..bond diverted to the general funds -by the bill1 passed by the house the, other is -given. in the estimates covering" expenditures tor laiO.aad 1911 introduced' .in -the house, today. The estimates nin'-S on.' -o: d- the money account. Some- of ere-, ated in. 1910, "and: which pare: of the bond-money'is' created ,by -.on capital West Canadian I Explosion of giving- Day-SpmfcHetoic Work --Bravenr of :a Priest j (from the. Herald Man on. the Spot) ..banevue, Alta, Dec." Sixty cbf- been ordered to be shipped- by express in. anticipation of .that num- ,of dead' In the great disaster, in the. Belle v.ue'. mine.. of the. West Can- adian, Collieries" Ltd. .At today recovered." crew'- or carpenters 'bodies had as .a. 1 capital' account, can. build -rough boxes the bbdies" are chief :Jtems placed' therein.1 All' last -night 'men _ in public were engaged 'in making these, boxes 339 on the', new, .parliament, buildings, from all -PpiwJb. innrbciv sorts of. odds .Ta.6 explosion and "ends of 250 .on university v thought to: --have followed a lire, in the .mine' .on" tim for..'.paynreut 3f the 1.6-- moet expendl- tnres, on: capital, aceouut in 1911. There is :.no mention.-pi- any-- new .'railway project Tor the north to.sub- "in to-> 'es- tes', -the.. entire -flotation of to, meet ulT-the-lia- -theo. province, .existingicti Dec. Hist 01 ihis year, and cbmoineu the current estimates revenue of to cover the 'estimated expendi- tures of 1911, both current'and- capi- and still leave, a surplus in'1 the That is, that s mount of Waterways bond money "win" be left-over when air require- ments are "met .years. .The total of the ..bond .money' Is taKen to liabilities of year.- But it is not by "-any means certain i'or sites'" -for., and ThanJcsgiving Day, it being sa'ied that other.1: items. .Ttier'eXTras-'iexpe'nditure' not- have- been .was --thought: '-Aftere V- the mine -down' Revenue.; until jall danger ..was--apparently r-e- -1910, -was tor fear' am-accident. of This _ Jistimated. made- up balance from ance on a-., fragment, of- theTfire remained un- :qiienched and: fact .is ..attri b uted': th teijribl e Of the- men; -not one has as yet been coherent of the" accident. 'The'survlv- drs are so. stripified that itv wyi- be -before a satis- factory reason... tUsaster wiH? -likely be the. miners.- --The alarm" was -.givjeii by -'Joseph- Oli- ijhaiit- the pit the prospect some -'five nunttrecT f eet hi'gh'e'r' up .the mountain side-' than" the :Bellevue :niliie'. .Olipaant Job serving smoke cnriihg upward from- and .a Oxly -j; of.', miners enter :aft'er' at .o'cldck -yeBterday. -afterDobh, the. regiiiar -day fcrrin rthe 'morning until in the; afternoon' consists -.200 proce'edin nearly tw ;in.' accord-- the company but; fortunately before i the explosion. .English on shift, identiiledr as Joseph. Herman pit. Isaac A 'BeUevue.xconsisting of fortyrfour. entered the; mine last night-about eleven: oTclock ed nntil .'-p'-eloclc- this- vmornihg. "wneri a" cove-in iOceurrea, imprisoning trie; entire'party. these-'rwere men wprfc a ad. equipped-; "'twitti. oxygen VhehTtets; members of present. that -.this one self .ut a, substaiitial--- urri' Efe; stal 'A'ssbtJia'tibn; are ltd ce in., Che': .nyal '.subsidy' from-; gov- ana other 'Estimated'-.expenditure .for year was 'civil a'dministratioa.: justice rpublic works -llu.yy, current ac- agricul- ture and "statistics hospit- als, chanties, and .health mis- cellaneous ?S44J4ij4.'4I5.-' Demonstration One "of the most .-important-provis- teat the Waterways-money be j ions in 1911 estimates in'which-'pro- nacded over ;baaks, and in iew of the fact's banks 'may vides S125.000 for five -demonstration establishment of? farms at .various eventually refuse f6 turn over the points in tht province, to be" operated money, tue' premier., yesterday intro-. 'inder the direction of the department duced" a biif.which will provide for of 'agriculture. raising of money -upon'credit, of the! Hon- Duncan Marshall will explain province temporarily. .This bill willJthe policy authorize the raising of a certain debate on the budget on Monday. This Crowd was Stronglf Bowman and Goode .Tikes a Fall out of King-Gandidates Presented with Three Pledges-Mackenzie's Explicit Statement alptd; Segregation-The Candidates Absent There was a real old fashioned po- in this connection, in the mlcal liow at Reddlng's-fhall in North Ward last night, seldom amount; possibly ,t-he full amount, of 5 possibly less. Possibly more to be carried by; the province as a lia- {.promises to be a popular one.-_It is is one of the biggest -moves ever mafle .equalled even in -the Ladies' "Aid sew- by any department of agriulture, and an for gossip, hearsay arid the uaearthing of family skeletons. The biiity uniil such time as the province eecures the A. and G. W. inoney. This means while- the province is still carrying, the A. G. W. bonds, there will be floated bonds to the extent of the equal amount which wilt increase the bonded liability of tne province to something close to According to the esti- mates, total of of bond money of A, G. "vV.'has already been taken to meet the liabilities of 1910. There has been left out of this, how- ever, a surplus of on capi- tal account. There is still net total of and all but of that amount, besides all of estimated -cur- rent revenue of nest year, is taken to meet the -reQuirements of next year. Most bf the A. G. W. balance is taken to provide capital expenditure on public- buildings, telephone exten- almost as the establish- meeting was most distinctly Macken- rnent of an agricultural college. Public. Buildings The premier's policy in .diverting the Waterways money to public funds is supposed -to be to expend money, and after the debt of. the province is, wiped out, in completing public build-1 ings, giving telephone, extensions; and cnair zie all the way, winding up with a re- solution that the North Ward go solid lor him, followed by three rousing cneers 'and the singing of "God Save the King" led by "the mayoralty can- didate himself. s- Dunham was d a voted into the preliminary re- building roads and bridges. The es- timates made generous provision for all these. Total to- be expended on capital account A laid aside for expenditure on new parliament -buildings an'd grounds and of public works total of for criticising without offer- a solution of the problem. Mr. Up'ode, he said, had been here only 20 marks called upon Aid. King. "He stated that he favored an early closing bylaw and that if the present city .'so- licitor is not competent to -draw up will hold, the city should en- gage a man who is. Aid. King then started after H. J. power house for new "buildings.. A to- Bocae's scalp and the fun began. He tal of is provided for the new. criticised Mr. Goode fof stating that government house to CHenora next summer. For bridges a total appropriated. There be erected in. of ?220.000 is is to Uon of this sort .was'made Mr. Waddell, who was contemplat-ing partnership, but who.did 'not come through with the money. He-further offered to buy a ?500 piano for the Trades and .Labor b" air if it could be proven that he had personally solicit- ed tht city for insurance. Aid. King: then continued .with a reiteration of the planks of his plat- form- pretty much along the lines" pre- viously, stated and reported in In" closing, however, he pointed out that ago he had moved that a commission of-three be chosen, but that his motion to ad- vertise for these men'had killed, not a single alderman voting with him. .Be also explained his position Jenged a statement of-S. W. TuckweJl! again with reference to the letting of h'ad-occurred in the council, and was consequently not in a position to make such" a statement. He especially re- sented the alleged charge that, he had torn -down instead of buiJdlng up, a statement .which he branded as a lie and offered to put up to prove the statement as sucn.. Ke then went on to refer to The. News as a paper that "blew in here two, weeks and which he added would likely "blow" out" again long- before King left the city. He tnen went on to speak of the water- works system, after which he cbal- jecfcs :eiLutliat the old. .grounds 'were-. iffgs" toTthe value., ol be "saved .tBcpugh" their iise.1 on ;thV new- grounds.-j question- priation lor. exhibition discussed -and. mention .____-_-. ;_ _ .fvlii ni -f h A'> J _ the fact that 'when here last expressed, favorably for-.'an: appropriation but; thought tha't it. "should an- an- nual one about th'ai a large one in'.one payment none- following. It Avas bet- ter have local fairs7 in the several 'exhibits e'; m-ade.it; wpujd: Possible to live-stock7 that iaus; ana secure bits including those that a' later fair-'or a purelv cities the province -than, large j -nature., be -.held -after-'the- provincial fair- which travel to [crops the different cities. Treasurer's-.Report; Cask on hand Fair. receipts Donations from 7.31 375S.20 to the effect that while a member of delegation to the council he had heard read an application from the Golden West Realty Company for in- a contract for the extension of the Macleod Road, stating that he was abroad at the time and did not know what' had happened until his return. complete the Edmonton court house, sions strutted to write '.to the ent or the Blood Indian Reserve early date in Lregard to. .'these mat- ters. The newly: elected -Directors meet next Thursdav. night consider at that -meeting- th'e plans '.fok the. buHdijjgs-of tie to -bts carried on- the Agricultural MUST NOT MEDDLE -v WITH MAN'S JOB Seattle, Dec. No' man has a- right to make pauper of 'by Jnterl'erlQS' 'with, his. employ-' 419112 106.20 27.o6 tmezit- and ij this is done '325.50 so meddlinir liable to. daniages 400.00 through 'the courts; this, is the broad 703.87 decision as "laid down by the supreme" '91.00 j court of the. state today in case of _94.00 Charles R. Jonas .agalast the Sea'ttlB''! J'5o-" in 'Cracker anfl Candy company, being s. 611.75 20.00 388.41 92.16 Citizen Writes a Letter Advocating Claims of Candidate on the Support experimental farms, and for Telephone construction. This is all provided for by A. G. W. money, wiiicn is now of course presumed to be part of the public funds of the pro- vince. Estimated Revenue j-Jstnnates brought down yester- day t.o cover two years, since the es- timates were only voted for five months last spring. The total esti- mated revenue was For li'll the total estimated rev- enuc. including the balance of the of the Electors of Lethbridge-What he has Done for Lethbridge ad- -the A well known ratepayer has Pressed Uie following letter to --v v provmce' Herald advocatinc the candidature of which has proved to be-such a success "lid'u cluvu b, T. S. Mackenzie for mayor, request- ing that'it be given as much promi- j nencc as possible. well' speak without seeming to be j best .agricultural districts, in Total A point of order was raised wheth- I er members who had not paid their hfiiO membership fee could vote for i the officers to he elected. It was fin- ihc ally decided that the "previous custom egotistical. Mr. Tves, the spensor j world. Th-j people here had very lit-; of "the Association should hold, and that by paying the lee at- the pr-cs- ia the past few months. WANTED TO SEE HIS BABY ,__ v j "Will you kindly allow me some ot New York. Dey. was a longing your 'valuable space to advocate the to hold in his arms whom ho candidature, ot T. S. Mackenzie uad never seen that brought Walter A. mayor of Lethbridgo. If every for mayor, ridiculed th'e idea oi Mr. j tic, if any laiiix in ine land of this that b; Mackenzie's presuming after "only country-as of grain.. There ent racf five years' residence.in Lethbridge 10 j is not, I think 1 am.safe in a vote, a become its mayor." There is no i member .or the present council includ- the yea sense in such an objection, but it af- ing ilie mayor who v.-ould buy or had fords rne because of lack ot corrwpnon and brtoery m. Compare the Lethbridge of. live had lie the conscience io sell any as time and contemplated absence part, connection with his election has caus- ed him not the slightest mental an-', 'xiety. innocence and a kiadiy-Ceeling'TO- ward all his fellow men radiated from, rus person. Me ostentatiously greeted'" a senator hero, and a senator there.. and chatted smilingly with Democrats' ]and Republicans. years ago with the Lethbridge of to-. In? did not Iliink ir possible to grow j of the year. A further nomination day and then compare what Mackenzie' anyihing on it hut grass. The words was David Whitney, who withdraw mayor showwt jhis name. The no ountry as an led 'and Mr. Eckst nominations wen-, c-los has done io make the difference wiih and actions of tire kenr-ie impressed his liearers so fa-v-i irhat Adams has done towards the that hisJ'aith in 1he country as an led'and Mr. Eckstonn was'declared orp.bly that, all but the ardent._sup- same U will be remembered agriculiural proposition and his faith i elected president by acclamation. that fiv-e years ago .Lct-hbridge was a in the city as an agricultural centre mining town of less -tlian pco- was just about the same as held by pie and .made no'pretensions wiat-ithis alderman. ever of bfcing the centre of one. of-the i (ContinucC on. page The- other officers elcct-rd were.: Davifi Whitney. 1st Vice Pres.; John Rrodic, 2nd Vice Pres.; George M. (Hatch, Honorary Pres. ;