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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 16, 1910, Lethbridge, Alberta 'Hi II' Paare 12 THK .DATT.Y Friday, g. Half-ureeds. 50, Cuiqese. 3t Japanese 3, Negroes 4, Lunatics 13; total 361. Half-breeds 1, Indians 4: grand total S67. Number of Prisoners Received October 31. November 15, December 34, January 31. February 22, March 19, April 26, May 22, June 2S, July 41, August 24. September 40; total 340. The above prisoners were disposed of as follows: expired 142, sent to Brandon asylum 8, sent to. Edmonton penitentiary 1, deponed to England 1. deported to U- S. A. 12, sent to oth- I er places i'or tria! S, scat to ciher plac- j es to serve sentence 3, released on tic I 4 sent to rgforniiiiory W annval' report of the Royal ter the.Simms cass 1 came into such 1 school (ittvocHe) died ir. Gait Iwspi- two of the princ-inil disposal o: 132. MOUNTED POLICE j IN LETHBRIDGE DISTRICTS Report of Supt Wilson of "K" Division to Com- missioner-State of Morality and Accomplish- ments of Riders of the Plains-Suggested Improvements to Local Barracks Grounds CHRISTMAS ending "September 30, has been issued 'by the Dominion government, and con .tains a lot of valuable information. vThe "reports of the different super- intendents in charge oi the various di- visions, gives some idea great amount of' valuable service rendered by the "Riders of the Plains." Here- with is' given in pan the report of Supt J. O. Wilson, officer command- ing the Lethbridge division, State of District fenders, and would have done so. had< Sent :o .Calgury to _ serve; I not by Aii'.encaa! 1, oiher.vise -ilisposed ot -3; in witnesses and owners of stock cue [ceils at nlUnigat ot Sept. SGtii., instance a rancher was charged receiving some thirty head of stolen t'Orses'. and the owner of the stock in ihe Uzuteu States came over .and icl- eniified a number of the horses xvich-Ubese classified, re as T follows: out reference to the brands in such aj Vagr-incr SS, breaking custody manner as to ..leave no doubt in my j theft 21, abduction. 2. Indecent pictures mind but that he. was the proper in possession 2. r, espass on C. P. R. had been going to the ex- 3, shoot !ng "1th intent 1, bribing peace jiO; grand iouii 3C7. The number of. prisoners, who have (served or are serving. :erais 01 impris- onment, in the gourd-room is; 170; -It is indeed "marvellous to note the, pease :of all the prosecutions on iMs officer 1, false pretences -5; st cheerfulness of the. settlers out the district, considering that have had the driest season ever known -life'rainfall has been less than in any year since the records have been kept; -Reins' about -for the year ending in" August; notwithstanding this' grain has been harvest- The "crops throughout the Leth- bridge police district must b.e record- a failure. This, naturally, I endeavored to have the Ameri-jride 10, assault -occasioning bodily can authorities cake extradition pro- harm 2, assault 11; drunk while inter- cedings, in the meantime holding: the Canadian rancher in custody-, but to mj disgust I received a telegram from a United States, attorney asking me to compromise the person charged, proceedings vsron5d be dropped, if not, tie sheriff and witnesses would come to take extradition proceed- ings', I to bring liis tJC. itS Of .MU.lU.iC- _ii-o, _.. be hard on settlers, but tfce piiv- es, along; as I heard nothing further ilege to homesteaders by the .j from him'-r was obliged to drop the Department or the Interior, to aosenr [case and the accused discharged, themselves from their homesteads There; was also another case where will enable them to earn. sufficient a Canadian rancher on the -Milk river j tocarrv rfcem through the was- arrested for navicg stolen horses aicted S, deserting-empioyment 1. to1-- 2. uttering fotged cheque 1, liquor to interdicted person 3, wounding 1. f rfcfi.ce'-, off leer t, drunk oa duty (Raiivray AcO I, point- ing-firearms Indian Act; liquor to; Indians 4. drunk, -etc. T. ....In cells September 30.. received dur-l ing the year 3iG; total Discharg-j ed during the -year In cells midnight, September 30, 1910, 40. Indian Department There. is no reserve ill .this ter- To my .mind the scarcity of fod- der lor their, stock will be the most possession on the iniormatioa or afee an 'employee- of the tautn Peigan In- i notwithstanding the dian agency, in Montana. .ae.case serious problem; notwithstanding tae joian agency..iu the growth and develop-} was; remanded to allow of this employe, ment the country has been equal {'to bring .'over accessary -witness; lie er that of the previous and it j returned, to the' States for this pur- is generally considered that this crop jpose, out I never heard of him again. Cree regularly issued i need and accounts forward- v- to the Indian" Commission- er for payment. -_ j I'am pleased -to report a marked de-' failure wioi be a blessing in -The rancher in this case -was the f oTOier of the ranch -where the two half- 5 as it "will have the effect -of B.S 11. Will UiC nu.rvmq j Setter farmers, and curtail to a great j breeds' wHo sold Simm the horses put extent the extravagant habits of ail j up on their imgninage with stolen hor- The.-year :has been an excel- ses'into Canada.' 3enr. one "for stock, although the grass fcas oeea scarce. Beef cattle are in es- I am satisfied the 'svork done on the feouadary line ibis year have a orease in the xrartber .of. coirsicaons T intoxication, tire .Dumber of cases for the eleven months ending Septem-' jer So, 1909, being; SS, year! vre have only had" 23. On the other hand, I can report an; increase in the number of convictions for suspiying _ to Indians, there being four- (Lr V-' teen convictions eight" last .'celleat'condition .and prices are good, j good effect, as. I have been informed While the demand for norses has' been that the rustlers have year "exceptional, and prices have been j lees 'practically put oat of business, j Mgher than. .ever, j and .r. attribute this largely to the e It -R-ould be impossible to enumerate j work brSergeant Ashe. "the sew settlements established dur- ing the year, and I will confine myself to'saying that the country is .prairie fires during settling and 1 should. say {year in-this district. Of the 35 cases .by. an. excellent-class. jbraught to our. notice, we succeeded in There has been mucli activity in the j convictions in. 75 oi them, derelopment of coal' properties, and Although there .were so many fires, on- a "number of large mines are "being op- jjy Or two did any damage-other .ensd .up. The'Alberta Railway and Ir-jtbim. hurniag off tae range, rigatiOR Co. have completed one thehs accounted-'for by tie little growth show the effects of a. very hard largest and most complete plants in On" the prairie. On loosing.over th-V ork- Foar remounts hare been, pur-; 'Canada, known as No. about two j ;iaes; imposed by Dustices of the peace 'miles north Z, Stafford Vii-' lage. "The Royal Collieries Royal View assembling ".of Indians at :e for fair .'purposes, ported in last year's eansot i but have an unsettling effect, Prairie Fires am pleased to recort tls at at the fair I regret to report a large increase in tilis year was less druBkenness fltiHns the! j-jtan "f0r xiie tjast five Tears aorsnth-! standing reports to the contrary which appeared in the Calgary, papers. Horses The horses in tSis-'division are een- C Wi c T-' hurniag off tae range., and this erally in good scape, out some of tnem jased, and eight cast, five of' these more careful- and mean less fires. and the Black Diamond mines at Dia- mond. City, employ a large number of these mines are connected "Assistance to Other Departments by rail with the Canadian Prcif'C Orderlies have been F.yprpcc1 -way. Ail towns and villages have'- sittings of the .Supreme .and District made rapid, growth; Letnondge's Goiirts'at Lethbridge Aieuuiae throughout -the district for have been sold, one torse, stot, having j uaae-'this1 oidinance. I think that if with Constable Reid when re-; heavier penalties were given it would j turning from revolver practice; this: be "the means of making the settlers slipped on -turniES into the bar-; is truly wonderful. Crime I have to 'report a considerable in- ,crease in. the number of cases, this to some extent is the -natural increase owing to the increased population. The number of cases entered being 860, as against 590 for the eleven months ending September 30, 1909, The increase covers generally all class es'of crime, -there has been a decrease in the nnmber of cases tried under the Indian Act, but I regret to report .three murders during these are referred to separately. The num- ber of cases of horse stealing has in- creased, by this report, 7 convictions have been obtained, "with Eat. racks gate and "broke its near fore leg, the bone protruding through tae'flesh. I ordered it to be shot at once. The pri-ce of remoty-ts-has been ab- normally high horses. Prisoners have been escorted to are almost impossible .to get 1 The .mileage for.tiie past year Is asj all to the penitentiary at Edmonton, and guard-rooms at Leth- bridge, Calgary ana Macleod. All folJows: October 16.350, November prisoners committed for trial have j 570.. December oeen in our charge. Ticket-of-Ieave men have ceen kept track of and all lunatics kept in our guard-room and escorted to the asylum at Brandon. We have also issued relief to tnte persons under instructions from Febir.ary S6H, March May; the department at Edmonton, asd in several cases have taken charge FroHL.a. po'Ice stanupoint. I of ferine year just "closed -A successful one; j have succeeded ir. quarantine of infectious diseases. Guarri-Roorr. Report j criminals to juetkt. and the nyinuer of i Humby's report on the guard-! cases reported lia--e no; beenj. room says: detected is very smell. The country I %vrites: increase or1 decrease, the difference i the foregoing cases principally ,in the grand is the six prisoners; refer TO horse stealing, I am satisfied [in cells less oa setitetnlber 30, that -with such an unprotected boun-! than there in cells on Ociobe-; i dary as we have between the Tinned 31, 1908. States and here, there is almost stirei They are specified as foIloTrs: to be.more or less horse stealing. Af-1 Males: Whites. 303, Indians, 25 i: tee bar- by the as- Gwes the Best Light at Any Price When you pay more than the Rayo price for a lamp, you are paying for extra decorations that cannot add to the quality of the light. You can't pay for a better light, because there is none. An oil light has the least effect on the human eye, and the Rayo Lamp is the best oil lamp made, though low in price. You can pay or for some other lamp, and although you get a more costly lamp, you can't get a better light than the white, mellow, diffused, tinfllckering light of the low- priced Rayo. Has a strong, durable shade-holder. This sea- son's burner adds to the strength and appearance. Made of solid brass, nickeled, and easily polished. Once a Rayo User, Always One If r.si si yours, ariiefsr descriptive t.rcJlav to it1.: r.'.avtst agency ojthe The Imperial Qfi Limited. minor call your attcnUon to fbe the- fence1 on f lie ri one erects'! Tiic- post has bpsri vfsi by sic-ncr. 30, 1910. B.urr.eit has also inspcted the horses. j Reg. No. 1128, S. M. Raven, C.C.. promoted to the rank of from De-ember 1, 1809, replaced by Reg. No. 4496, S. M. H.M I like to call your attention t the adoprion of some system 'for the identification of criminals. I am sat- ieiied that during' the year many bad men wanted elsewhere have passed through our hands. The nevv jail will, I think, be com- pleted sex-, and -vre -will tlien be -reiieved of this duty, -which has been a distasteful one to our men. At the same time, some arrangement '.vill have to be for the care of the barracks ground, situated as we arc in the centre the city, where it is absolutely necessary that the grounds be kept in .perfect order, this vonld be impossible -without-the em-' ployment of outside help. We are under strength, anc! have been gliortlianded througfeout the year. The -work has increased and cur strength denresaed, and to police i r.he large area allotted to this division j a strength of 60 absolutely neoos- sarj i o Give I ere To Buy How Much To A list, complete as we know tow to make it. it will Kelp you witk your ckoosmg, ColleiHon is nowhere else ana Wool-Lined Gloves anil Mitts for Cold Bay ComfOL't. Meii's'fiixSliiLed gloves 'I.. and Men's lined Mocia gloves Men's Stockmette lined gloves...... wQol-aaid silk lined gloves Gifc Sets ia M.n's Furnishings to silk stis-. an, imitflerjto.matcii; made a fme_ ofBenf clline Silk. P-riee per Cpittbination garters i ff T T "Tl "rf v I f Men's New Neckwear .-Made f-roBi fine imported silks and satins in the large folding- end .style.: Some pla-ia, others stripes or figure. Every tie put. .up in fancy gift box. Prices "5e Pure Irisli. LineiTHandker-- -clrlefs, put up 1-2 doz.in fancy Prices Little presentation Articles you can Pin-chase for 50c to HandkercMefs. price Plain aiiiiancy silk handkerchiefs Sx-arf Kns-......'........-'...... Cuff Liiiks 05c 50c and 75e 75c to What You Can Buy to 3ren's Collar .Bosies, bumt leather. Price.-.-. Fancy bead Ken's and folding .sciirfs.- Prices For The Ladies to LadieVsilk fascinators and Shawls. Prices to Ladies7 Lbien-Handkerchiefs, in l-2Ldoz. in fancy "gift boxes. 103 Men's Winter Overcoats to dear, Saturday Speck! 25 AH Furs. Saturday Sgecial 25 p. c. off Christmas Clothing for Men full of _ "sir? Style, Quality and uooa Value Good looks, style ana fit, suit the inajorii-v, but there are men -who demand more find "m.ore" in our good Jit-Reform Clothes for Men. Men's Men's Suits Men's Men's Suits....................- "lien's '-leu's Suits r.. Men's Suits Men's Suits McKelvie McGuire The Leading Clothiers Lethbridge ;