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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 16, 1911, Lethbridge, Alberta Hie Lethbridge Daily Herald Number AIY Hoaton, liae. nine- week-old baby was successful- ly operated on nt Merch- ants hospital tor appendicitis. The child, C. McKinney, became seriously ill yesterday. The physicians found Its trouble -to he appon- dioitls and the operation was performed. The child's 'father submitted to u mmijfir'opera- tion recently. This if one of the youngest patients in medical annals for appendicitis. ing.'tlie eo.....litlec this altcrnoon made two Iniportant changes in the municipalities bill. The nunrl-i-r of louncillors to Iw elected was reduced fro.-n seven to live anil it was decid- ed that these should be elected for two jcur Lijriiis, all1 retiring together j it the end of- Hn- second year.( Uis- cussion on these points was the prin- j tipal one to arise in-the course ol j the rending ol the bill. --------------T- Alter ccms-idi-rablc dlscussicn of TABER BOARD OF TRADf ELECTS COUNG.GROFF NEW SECRETARY SUCCESSOR TO P. I LEACH. Taber. Due. special meeting of the Taber Hoard Trade was held In the council rooms last under the presidency of W. S. -.Rus- sell. The object, oi the meet-ing was chiefly to elect a new secretary, to the current! market price, on the tm. purpose, of pro-id continued Pickell, "provided and equipment tile buyers want to take the wheat; purposes, away ircm Chicago and not return t.i j the supply is suitable for school clause M of the town act, which pro- vided (or the election of 'mayor for a term ;jf one year anil six councillors for terms of Iwo years all to retire toother, the committee decided to make tlw tern: of office for mayor two years instead of one, and to have councillors elected for two trims three'to retire each year. It vas suggested thai electrons be held the place' of 1'. L. Leac'i, who every two yiavs. lint it was object-' was oblifitd lo io his ed that so'long-an interval between appointment as publicity commission- elections would lessen the i er oi the Associate Boards of-Trade interest in municipal affairs. The pre-j for Southern Algeria. The' nit-cling mier olit tlSit a reasonably was absolutely the ap- i long term of office was in the inter- rnlntincnt oi Mr. Colin G. ,Orbit, jest of the towns as elections then has been doing the work i would not interfere with the work of for the past- few weeks. the council. If people disllVed ihe j Mr. (iron, who cam? to-TaVer.s-jni'j i cii on the avcraje from SG30.90 in j council representing them by the Uml> Edmonton, to-S7I8 in Ulio in case, .of male rangcmcntin_ Uic bill they could J4ct the cdilor of the Taber Times, MISTAKE OVER LOTS SOLD BY THEOTY Property Sold at Tax Sale When Taxes Had Been Paid NORTH LETHBRIDGE Ratepayers Association Elect Mr.'Frayne Pres- ident If Mr. Havson has made no mis- take on the part of the city score- tory treasurer lit the North I.eth- hritigc ratepayers meetiTij; last Anight. He prcduc.'d tai receipts for payment of tales on a lot in North Leth- bridge for the years 1808, 1909 aral 1910, but claims that he has lately been advised by Ihc city that if lie- wishes, to rr.twin his lot he must re- deem it before April of year, as it was sold af the tux sale held sprinj. There appears lo have been very grave mistake en the part of some of tlw civic officials, and the Dc instigated i from start W> finish. and iroii to S68I.S-I r'd of all Hie councillors at once. The.1 .newspaper in the town, and it j The mcetinj; of to'is safe to sav that no better man; oriel in case of female teachers. ___......._______ _____ ..._____ iiiniB u> U-llA-l 1'atty politics laid aside the Irjisla- of and governed'by revolution- i this'market. ThT right and to be cue of the inost'luic Witiriued com- aries. Tang Shao Yl will not in fact Jiave soen an imperial soldier, or n yellow: llag.flince lie left Hankow. Four .representatives of General Li Vuen Vengj'the revolutionary leailer. IK travelling on the'same, boat with. Tang Shao Yi and his party. The best obeervers anione inriuen- lial Chinese believe 'there is a good c'hnnce for A Bettiement being madt! through'mutual, concessions.' UNRAVELLING THE i KAUFMAN MURDER Chicago, 15. "Big Fred" Boneham, arrested today at Oakland, 111., confessed The police say- that he was. one of the aulomoiiiie bandits who killed Mrs. Mattic Kauf- man on the North side on tlic night of December 2. "You've gotimci'.' Boncham is said io have confessed- to the detective who brought him into Chicago. "I was with -the party that did the tilling, b'llt I' didn't lire the shot. "Rab'incau fired the bullet that, kill- Bl Mrs. Kaufman; and f had nothing to d0 with the murder except to take part in the, holdup. There was no in- tention to'kill, ah'yliody. The four of us, Stacey, Habiiicau, Channel! and. myself, were in the automobile, and we were out to rob somebody. Rab- tneau saw the. Kaufmans, and said 'There, goes n couple let's get them.' Chaiinell in the machine and wn held up the nian and the woman. "Tlio woman and 1 guess Rabineaii got nervous and pressed the trigger loo hard: and shot the wo- man." of this method will Itc discusscJ .it the January meeting." At an earlier, meeting .of the conn cil the 'problem of "corners' was discussed and the Chicago hoard of tee of the whole on'll'.c rural mu- serious problems confronting ill: arc reported ni'-ipalitieH bill, linisliing the read.rrg the conditions to be, clearly improving. Average of Salaries A table is nivrn in which cnmuari- trade passed resolution forbidding js fximm snlafics spcctjng towns. Nearly two Hours of stfi'enty-ciie. pages :at ibe -atUiraoon sitting' and in" vha' cvcnini taking up tiu even more, voluminous bill re- it. This has meant ;i great advance, for traders. -Un-der Urn .Qld sysU-m whe-n'.a bro-ier defaulted on a ii.ide fhV-buyer 'could demand almost penalty. When the, contract, is faulted now the lioard appoints committee ro investigate the r and to decide upon its merits.'r paid lo first and second class were, latter bill at tte I Ho sis years which have evciliilg session, seven tyn clauses hav- committee tinally that up interest' in municipal affairs !or have bian found, it would be well io have, annual dec- his short residence iir Taber, Mr. tiroii lias proved his tlu North- belli-, rateyaycrs was ca'.lcd last Mlighl for tlic purpose ol considering (he plans (or lit. sune; ol the sWets of -thai i art of HIL citl The stafi had prepared ticns. 'fIie...elect ion of mayor for term-ami Hie retiring ol business ability, having resuscitated j city engineering oiic-hai; Ihe number '.of councillors 0 newspaper fnat was--praolic.jllyi.tvf0' liossiblc pliu-. botn each year would ensure continuity in Absorbed ano-her, givinj' laid on'the tivle the work of tlic council. tbe r.oople-.o.f Taber one "-'of ratepayers LtthbrldSB Bill est and test sol up paper's.'in'- I lie ideal-one is l The following pe'titioos were pre- whole of Alberta. In addition yesterday afteriition Ry .Mr. Ihis'Mr. (iroil has made practical-li for inspection bj ihe fust plan was t place all it hi t it is hard the cost ol tlu, inorbttant it GREAT DEMAND TOR DOGS WITH SHARP TEETH Spokane, Due. -the be- ginning of the carnival of crime city pound officials have been besieged with orders for doys, but have been unable to supply all the ferocious canines in demand, as the dog catch- er win not be at work until nex-t month. "Jt seems that overy one that has not been keeping a dog has suddenly decided on the need of said Officer Albert Harrison after lie h-ad filled several orders for wa-tch yesterday. "With few exceptions the orders are for vicious doss." in mill, a net increase of per year in live years. -Similarly the av- erage -salary of Female teachers hold- ing first class L'ertiflcates has oil :uic- ed from Jlil'') iirJiKI.'i lo S749.78 iu 19 j (I. .Salaries of teachers holding second class certificalcs have ad vane- bill respecting towns is not An act-respecting the city oi Ciil- likHy. occupy as Much lime as the gary and 'to validate'certain bylaws municipalities till which will create was rend the. first lime on the mo- new, self-governing organizations. tion of Mr. Twccdie. Tlic Calgary Made Some Changes college bill was .not given a second HcUirnrau in the claiis.-s which reading, but- allowed, to stand over were allowed to stand at first read- on request of Mr. Roberts. RECEPTION TO NEW SECRETARY OF THE Y.M.C.A. WILL BE BIOQCtT LINER WAS DAMAGED BY f TO ARDENT LOVE PROMINENT RESIDENT OF KINSS- VILLE SUED FOR BY DIVORCED WOMAN Windsor, Dec. Jaaperaon, of Klngavilld, bnt.. agalnut whom tin action has been entered in district court by .Mrs. Coatsworth of [hat oUy claiming damaged because he 1ried to hiss her and inake iove to her so violenlly that she hecttine ill, is a prominent citizen of Kinssville, a'wealthy iobacco inerehant. Ho is married and renuted to be worth n London, Eng., Dec. Lon- don SUnilnrtt'a Queenitown corret- pondent states that Ihc Hhniburg- American' line haa placed an order for a vessel "nearly twice as long as the lowers of Cologne Cathedral are 'Th'e height of the lowers is Have several times asked him lo run SI2 feet.. i as mayor but he alwa.vs declines. She She will be on eleven-storied float- .Taapereon has persecuted her ing palace, carrying S.OOI) There would be horse-power, or twice the home-power- of the Ti- tanic or tho Olympic. One of the features of luxurious ac- commodation will be a inige marble There was no lack of cordiality in address, voiced Hie sentiments the reception tendered the new gcncr-j those not fortunate enough to b for thi'ir ci nsideratien. Wiicii tho meeting was to or- der, Aid. Frayne wis Toted to the. chair. After hi had explained lit changes to be about by means of Ihe survev he called >Mtul carry on a strong campaign, oniini Dry Farming Ccnjrcss j f Shal.non, K. A. Alii- first to last there was the warmest: dcinir his duty acceptably, lip. spoke feeling of friendship shown. The j of the sudden change 'in liis life work j "spread" was unite an elaborate one and said that if were as an un- K: S. Filnrr, 'I'. and was enjoyed as only hungry men j irini man' to make good hi' wanted j Critlem'eli, W. Haynvs, M. If. .lohli- cu-opcralion oi all. Mr. Irving REICK TO CONTROL NEW YORK SUN in exact copy of the one'.found at Pompeii, with mosaic pavements. An there no dock ac- she obtained a divorce from lier hushaml eighteen years ago iu Chicago. MONOGENARIAN WITH A NUMEROUS PROGENY Salt Utah, Dec. Agnes Taylor Schwartz, sister of Hie late 1'residcnt, John T. Taylor, of the Mormon chnreh, and mother-in-law ot can en.ifiy a good meal. The bless-1 ing was invoked by Hcv. A. Lev- itt, of thr- First Haplist church, and alter the stuff been stowed j away the royal honors were proposed by Mr. WI1-C5 mid responded to. T. W- Quaylc presided, and after expressing tlic jileasurc of Hi- dwell- ers willim the building at ap- pointn'unt of Mr. Ir'inc, read' letters oi vr-grot Mr. C. II. Say re, uf Gem-rat Secrcuirj' fe.r Wes- tern i.Ynada, Pncl Mr. Harry Italian- a well auili source, iytic, (leneral .Scerclary al ('nlgaiy. All address in behalf of tin; direc- tors was given by Mr. T. S. Mnckcn- zic, who paid high tribute to the now secret a ry. Mr. S. -S. Dunham, in a vigorous LETTER CARRIERS AND THEIR PAY on the American .President .Joseph K. Smith, died here now, .will have to be made, j today of old age. She was 90 years In New York or eliewliere. MonLautc Point mentioned suitable for new In place of thone it Ho- bokeD. A': iineclal meetlnf -at ibc Gunard Company been called lot- Decem- ber 10, to consider a plan for rangcment of the company's ciipHal. The effect of the proposal would no to Increase the eaplln! from Ho Ibis helllg ex- plalmiil na necessary for the com- old. She had H children, 3 of them, Including Mrs. Smith, .surviving hci 68 r.fat- r--ndc'iil- iljciTanrl 3 grrat-Ercal-graiidchildren. FORCER SENTENCED llelpna. Dillmn- liam, accused of a cluviue on William .Ichns, a well Vnrnvii. rancher, pleaded guilly in till' dis- Irict court and was sentenced .to a yiyi in prison. SMITH'S STRONGHOLD Fc'rnie. Dec. vote in Gladstone, 'ocnl lor prosf- dent of the United .Mine Work-. ors of America, resul-icd In nOO 4 for Slllllh In 12fp for Powell. Hepo.-rs from tho district ir.dl- cute a close racn for dent. New York-, N. Y-, Dee. C. licic'' purshasjd of Mrs. ,M. Uaflan, a malurily cf of the -New .Sun; accord ntf lo be Tri- bune >njs this li'l he in its issue ol Sunday next, it is staled, will the Iran-for of control In Mr. licick who since. 1007 has been riu' nf liic owners ihe board, but at-trihutod his rnisbris frrr iiis defeat to ti "put-up hint ng strongly ajainst ccr-. Kiin civic oliicials. hin le tax, which has ten the suh- i jccl of -Sn much d'.iriug the pnst wee! s, was discuss- eil, hut ow'lns to Ihc lateness of the hour it ileciilcd lo lay it over POSTMASTER GENERAL IS 'CON- SIDERING A MONTH IN- CREASED ALLOWANCE Ottawa, Dec. couple of days has boon taking up thn .question of increased pay for the letlflr ciirriurs of west with Hon. L. P. Pol'etler, Ihe I'os-tmaste.r geliol-al. The 'fitter enrrlc--r. have for several yeara been ui'siug upon the government Cor an ig allowance -over lit the lettnr ca'-ricrg SIT) a month owinc :o On! The letter ca-rrieis wrtnt (his increased lo Tb- Curriers Assocl-.ition CHORAL SOCIETY MONDAY A meeting of the Choral Club is announci'd for Monday evening al S Im- MINERS PAID TODAY in si Anjustin's Hall. iportant busiirss will be transacted :r.d ;tlfendanrc is linzeil. All mc.lnbcis air lo ; ih.'ir eopie'i uf the "Mess all." f'! lOvery niiisic lover in the city Is in- fvllrdi Today the miners received the tirst enveioprn since resnniinp work. Coming as it did n-i Christmas time it will help brighten many ,a home In the city. There was a large amount of money paid otrt. done yet. The feeling Is honeful thai increase will he granted. Thi If granted will affec'-'. tho currie-.' in Wlnnlnec, gnry FIdmonton and nil western cit- flea which have dully delivery. 1 A NICE NEW YEAR'S GIFT t Winnipeg, nee. directors 'of Ihn Winnipeg electric railway at mftctlnp last, oveulng declared reKuIar rjuarterly dividend of 3 payable January 2nd'to all nfoclc 4 holders o.' the rccoid of Dec'. "0.' told for taxes will be discussed, and furlhcr investigated. THE LATE VIOLET KEELER Violet Kecler, 24 years, late ol _ Toronto, died in this city yesterday; will he iv.ade. tiron receipt, of instructions from de- ceased's brr.thri in Hie cast. The hcdy is at. present at Fettcrly'a ua- ilcrtaling parlors........' ;