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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 17, 1910, Lethbridge, Alberta Lethbrldge. A1U- JSaturday, December 17.1910: -----------______. I FROM THE AldLFrayneDemes DisqitaUficatim IMFTir n f irn hmirn i >n tti.wv BILLS WERE Legislature Did Large Amount of Work In Session BILLS LEFT OVER IS NOT LARGE Has 170 With Several Miners'Locals Yet to Hear From (Special to the Fernie, Dec. 1 returns so far-reported here of the annual election of officers for District 18 TJ. M..W. of A. still-lease's Powell in the says that> lesally-speaking, Alderman Frayne has disqualified himself as mfi alderman of the )-city by accepting at WAS WORKING SOCIETY AND NOT FOR THE CITY Statement of Aid. SoMor-TopMon-dther Aldermen in TV i J the Same Fix-WhatWottld Happen if Frayne Were Unseated- King and Mackenzie-Mentioned as Candidates City. Solicitor Conybeare, in a ten opinion given'to a morning, paper, i.iii A UWG11 Hi VliC lead of Harington, by about 170 votes. It appears that all the other officers will be returned for another year. The results at Taber and Canmore may (mak-e the contest for president still (Closer. Reports come in very slowly j and the full returns may" not be known for two or" three days yet: L- j Gladstone Union is reported ttf (have given Harrington a majority of -100 .and Lethbridge increases this to a total of 600. Powell is reported to have received approximately, the following majori- MUCH DISCUSSED That Half Breeds Dec. legisla- ure of Alberta today is meeting for Michel 320, Coleman 150 Carbon- the last time in the. old assembly dale 60, Hillcrest 5, and Bahkhead hall below the hill which has served a total of 770, or a'net major- tv of 170 over Harrington. Taber and Canmore are the only lo- for five sessions. This afternoon the second session, of the second legisla- ture is being prorogued by His Hon- or, tne Lieutenant-Governor, when the house meets for its' session next fall, a year from now, iney will occupy the legislative wing of the new parliament building. The -session that was concluded today has, been probably'the most important in lhe entire history of the legislature Jn addition to the settlement of the Waterways Railway question, a to- daily wage as foreman on work being undertaken by -the. city at Henderson Park. He refers to Section 5 of title III. of the city charter, .which says that: "No. person having by himself or his partner..an. interest in any contract with or on behalf of 'the -city shall be auaBfied to be a meinber, of the He also refers to a clause -which says that in .the a. member of the council forfeiting his seat or Ms right thereto' or becoming um; Au- iij.o iis.ui, Liimeto or oecommsT di lett where large votes have been j fied to'hold Ms seat, he shall and iarzp mamntipc fnr T.Tirir.rrL __'.- the new-fair grounds that the matter came up for -debate in the city council, when some of the alder- men maintained.that the work should be carried out by the city and not bv the Agricultural "Society; which Had been doing it- .Tie kick that Aid i Bowman, ..Aid: Sage, and others had jmade was .that the Agricultural So- ciety had 'taken on. itself to do work wnich ifhd no -right to do, and that itself, r it.sufficiently clear that .-I was working-for the Ag- Sdciety' and not for the ricultural city." -About Getting Goods The Herald, ia talking about the n e and cast and large majorities for Raring Ulth third ton at these places would make the !0 f Ms seat and seat'and -event very close. FRUIT GROWERS'WANT TO BE HEARD ON RECIPROCITY to do so within, ten days, proceedings unseat him. may be taken- to He then goes on to say that these provisions in other cities have- been >RAYNE city was clear of the' matter. "I had no contracted no-.arrangement what matter with City Solicitor Conybeare asked him .where the line was" drawn between aldermen working for the city -on entering into contracts with it and alfiermen .selling .'.goods to the city. He hesitated.somewhat and ex- St. Catharines, Dec 17-The ccmstrued the "court Growers of the ?lect such Provisions being CL intended to prevent- aldermen who may have occasion to -enter into con waterways Railway question, a to- Lrrowers or tHe Niagara district met lal of fifty-five .bills have and adopted a resolution many which are extremely.import- the-United States tariffs iilLU ant measures, and provide for ad-Against .Canadian products re in 6mg .to temPte vanced legislation along- many to the Canadian t0 iemblailce of temP The Last Act treaty should and says into De- dustrv reS! !ween Ald- tae council undoubtedly, .in the a contract, -and with be given The Last Act: The house this morning the consideration ni the la; -estatute- Law Amendment .bills.1 ..Two uuas have -.already been assented -to mak- Possl'b1'? ing the'total Of fifty-five." ..TKerc were -to a total-of eighty-four bills to before the house, but five "were "killed, and the others were cither withdrawn never brought forward'. The Muni- cipal acts, the Bulk Sales act; the.- mci lamng I0 so "anv Coal Mines' Taxation act, the'others ;efctioa- senators by -direct Vote j qualified elector' may take steps to were an lett over ior another session. the. people was given a renewprf havP him l ne Lieutenant-Governor prorogued MAY ELECT'SENATORS standing -scheme for the; city, although, convinced 'that tnere was no corrupt intention on the part.: On taking the job, says the city solicitor, Aid. ..Frayne' _. snoulC'have resigned his seat within the j ten and- failing to ing the C. M. R.-unaec arms at I-on? Usborne barracks; "AsT a matter of fact the streets -nd {.nil. people walk Jhibhc sentiment is. not'..encouraging 10 the men.. One or are waning Unusually mild .weather for this Rea- son has so' far minimized the effects of the strikeon the general public. .Delivered Mail Winnipeg, Dec. street rail- way has a, contract. Iprvjmail deliver- ies .at offices 'on their sub- urban line to headingly. This morn- ing :they. collected 'the'mails aid 1a5-" filling the car' "Royal Hail" m Uood Ted letters a; foot; .in -length on a white ground four sides of tbc [y from several similar cases. appeareru FEDORENKO RE-ARRESTED Winnipeg, Dec. Fedor- enko was brought up under habeas .corpus proceedings and discharged from custody by Justice Robson. His liberty was brief, however, as he was immediately re-arrested. Fedorenko was committed for extradition to Rus- sia some weeks ago and has since ap-j peared several times in King's bench' ou an appeal to annul proceedings. TWENTY CLERGYMEN London, .Dec. acting secre- tary of the Society for the Propaga- tion of the Gospel, announces twenty unmarried clergymen been deputed to Western -Canada. The Trying to Recover the A. G. W. Dominion, Union and Royal Banks Hold It- Refused to Pay Cheques Copenhagen, Dec. minister of P. A. Alberti, the revela- tion- of those banking frauds in the fall of 1908, scandalized the country, was today sentenced to eight years of penal servitude. For fourteen years Alberti held a commanding place in politics and finance. He was member of the j Deuntzer, ministry and dominated the Christensen cabinet which he entered I as .minister of justice in 1905. As T d. U. tmnk that the technical infringements made by Lethbridge aldermen should be allowed to pass, "It is .very fool- he said., "to such trivial matters." oa page GEORGIANS ARRESfiD GainsTine, Ga.7 Dec. entire student body of North Georgia cultural college at Georgia was arrested today.. following the bursting of the big government v non in the barracks, which "was '.wreck- It. is. said that the cannon der, with a fifty-foot fuse r attached. The school is bond to tne government as a guarantee'for the security of the cannon. FIVE THOUSAND DOLLARS FOR THE LETHBRIDGE FAIR L'lVt. 1H JiS ta tf Depaxtment of Ag- and Edmonton- Get I Edmonton, Dec. 17.-Attorney-Gen- eral Mitchell entered action this mom ing against the Dominion Bank, the AN ACCIDENT A young man, the son of Chris Hof- flin of Winnifred, met with a serious guaranteed for the llberta and accident yesterday which may, cripple I Waterways Lilwav Companv -urn for life. He was at school, and fan to specify certain defaults a team being there he got in the raiiway and the consequent rights on and in some way a rifle in Orovmce-" Premier- i U UP ,neatesii Junction to -get on the hilt'returned tne car was any way mblestccL- OhlyVone serious t charge in connection, with tliii strike'has ..'been., mkee in ployee beisg charged with throwing- a. switch key .through thc car'.win-' dows. Two or three other charges m connection with the strike were1 simply that of being disorderly On the ctrfijk'f.o Parsers' J1C nai custodian of enormous funds to which he to help himself according to his own confession, seven years before he accepted the portfolio of justice. His speculations amounted to over two million. The money was lost in South African an-d American mining ventures. Popular indignation Similar Grants Edmonton, Dec. estimatesB UnVn'tat BanlC' Popuur wS union Bank Oi Canada, and the Roy-j intense tnat Premier Christensen, propriation of "to the Leth- jal Bank of Canada for payment to had PuWicly affirm- bridge Fair. Instead of granting jthe province of the proceeds of thai Alberti s honesty, was forced to nnn bonds of the A. G- Rv I subPlit thc resignation of the entire ly after the assent of His Honor Lieu tenant-Governor had been given J LTctju irivpn to the bill, "respecting the bends guaranteed for the Alberta and Great ft WES ugly furrow t man's foot. It was ploughed top of the Premier Sifton, as j 'treasurer, issued three on the banks specified, for the portion of the bond proceeds deposit- "h i _ o.i. in OUT ed to the diocese as the of blood wag finaltf stopped as Ruperts- and he was taken to Medicine Hat. land 52500: Calgary ?isnrr pelle Saskatchewan TROOPS-CAPTURED 1000 of overwhelmingly defeated bels at Lajunaon, on the 000 to a provincial, fair at a certain centre each the government has decided to" grant each to the fairs in the three large centres of the province, Lethbridge, Calgary and ninf rtfi ELECTIONS IN Cranbrook. Dec. has spates provide also for aroused in the forthcoming t rTksr? --0- spectors., especially in Southern Al- S ?L 1 6Xu On account or the large increase in the number berta, have been greatly overworked accumulated interest in each '1fie were presented at Mexican" an Nonliwestern and .-J Friday. One hundred andliftTof'the by lhe rcvolu- The hospital at the Hat was com- municated and he was met at the depot and conveyed to that place. The whole community sympathize, of their anxiety. m IS tt was refused. The cheques be a Chrlstmas tree tne praine district school house on I banks the Christmas eve. The scholars and otb-1 was at the "same account of the province in the The Herald is in recript Of the fol- of Canada. The cheques lowing letter from Rev T D amounts specified, Do-i Methodist minister in I of pupils in the public school. Cran- brook is now entitled to elect five school trustees in the place of three and assistants badly .needed. Estimates also provide for the pay ment of the personal indemnity of trustees m the place of three the spring season of this year "to the i Previously. Candidates, howex-er, seem widow of the late Colin Genge, Mac- I TO be lacking but no doubt before elec- Iftod. and to Mr. W. T, Finlay, oljtion time capable men will be these important offices. ers BOW ror the of lif, is not known. per cent.'per I on the Dear Sir.-Would it- be feasible for you to take up subscriptions, etc assisting widows and or- "'stitute through the cx- Friday several most needy and understand that C. in i St- 'ems STUDENTS INDIGNANT Petersburg. Dec. stud- of nearly all the ceased work in high schools against There f.he alleged cruelties inflicted on litical prisoners in varicu po- s parts of GOVT. TROOPS DEFEATED SI Paso. Texas. Dec. According to advices received here tonight the Mexican government troops were de- engagement with the feated ja rebels. y Coulee district have a nice around the school house, and in the spring trees are to be Planted and other improvements made. This is a move in the right suits be the empire and resolutions denounc- the authorities were adopted at -Moscow, an indignation meeting tne students was broken up. direction. This is fine winter weather. One of the farmers near by is laying up a fine bam with god and 'tis now the middle of December. Yours faithfully, T. D. JONES, Methodist minister SAFE IS BLOWN that there are Minneapolis, Dec. and the, successfully blew a safe in' the Wyom- Ald, Hunt has announced his can- didature for the mayoralty, and the names ,of Aid. Green and Campbell and ex-Mayor Finlay are being dis cussed as possible candidates. The Moral Reform council have selectee! OVJOif