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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 19, 1911, Lethbridge, Alberta Volume V. Herald Lethbridge, Alberta, Tuesday, December 1911. Number H. HON. A. J. McLEAN TO BE MINISTER MUNICIPALITIES Two New Cabinet Min- isters Will be Ap- pointed LEGISLATURE BUSY Sitting Late at Night Deal- ing With Public Business (Special to the Altu., 'Dec. 18. the object' of getting through tlit; towns bill and several othw bills of urgent nature before adjournment, the legislature had two lengthy sittings today, most of the, time. being taken-up in committee of Ihe whale on the towns, bill. The only was tho decision io_ remove from all towns the 'power.' to grant exemption from taxation ex- cept, to railway companies and to grant corporations. Excellent progress was made, but was little of general interest, most of-the time.being taken up in! rhc passing of sections of the bill! providing machinery for carrying on work pf town administration.- Cftbintt After the opening of the imuse, Siftou introduced some gov- ernment measures. One was to pro- vide for a department of municipal and-, the other for a menl ot' railways and telephones. The former "will be'in charge of the pro-f. vincial.-secrplarj'j A. S. McLean; while the'second will be aclininisteWKl' by the new members oi the caMntit tooii .to be A Lcthbridge UNCLE SAM HAY GO TO WAR WITH RUSSK Prominent Public Men Intimate the Possibility as a Result of the Abrogation of the Treaty With Russia-Jews Greatly Pleased With the Action of President Taft O. TURGEON, B. AGRICULTURE ONE OF THE STUDIES ____________. i i Changes Made in Univer- sity of Alberta Cur- riculum Philadelphia, Dec. the action of U. S. Government In abolishing the treaty of 1832 '.vi.th Russia may bring war with that declared by both U. S. Senator Htyburn, of Idaho, and Gov- ernor Mann, of Viroinia, at tho an- nual dinner, of the New Jersoy Society of Pennsylvania here., to-night. Sena- tor Heyburn slid that where the cause was just he stood ready to fol- low the American passport into any foraign land with "Our Constitution, our flag and a provided how- 'svcr that no person should be per- mitted to enter this country and be i port question, applauded tonight the i actjon of President 'Iaft, hailing it as a proper step to. protect American citizenship. .Oscar Strauss, former ambassador to Turkey said "The pres ident handled the matter admirably." Jacob H, She'lff'said "It ic most sat- isfactory that the president has taken the short cut.i It'ls only surprising tr-at the action, has been so long in coming, but it :most gratifying to note that the people have arisen al- most to a man in demand tbat it be taken." Will-Arraign Russia Washington, Senate today apparently was dis'pojed 'to the actiontof Pres- Senator ftrynor, v1 Maryland, is expected before the day Is over to deliver a speech sharply arraigning j Rustia and charging that country with having violated its treaty obli- gations, Senator Heyburn of Idaho, also is expected to' Indulge m some sharp criticisms but his effort will be di- rected to condemnation of the Senate for Its tendency as the Idaho mem ber puts it, toward "undue haste" in acting on the Russian situation. A number of other speches alsc are-expected. It .i, not doubted th, before adjournment ihe Lodge re olution endorsing the p'res'ldent's a tion, will be adopted. It avoids the fault of the House MONTREAL WE PUT ALL WIRES UNDERGROUND by announcing that If such conditions came to pass he himself would be willing and ready to go out at the head of regular troops. Jews Are Pleased New York, N. V., Dse. 0 to reip I situation as much political SENATE Two' New Scholarships Have Big Enrbllrherit Inhibition assocratibn was. read' llrst time on motioi of Dr. A bill to incorporate the CoBimer- cial Travellers? association Ot Albcr- 1n was given second reading, and at the request of its sponsor, Mr. Roberts, will be.taken up by ooromit- Ulosc taking'.effect chiefly tee of the whole instead hy the private bills '.committee to whom it would ordinarily go by the rules oi Stratlrcona, At an imiJorlant meeting of tho University of Alberta .sen-alu several: inipoi Lant changes 'vui'e nvaile in the CHruicuhun, the houi Mr. Robert; pointed out thai un- less this through before the language departments.-Here-, tofore, Latin lias been compulsory j with one other language, aptiolial, during the first year in arts. While still retained as necessary for ma- triculation in arts, two modern lau- tlie 20th, tfe reduced rates accorded W" ma-v lle takcn tlm lik'st W commercialmen. could not be wcured or ca" lie take" iUhe.stude.it for'the first of the year. fco classics. .A bijl respecting tho'town of Mae- important change is was also given its second road- Ing. The Ooprnr Hramley Moore, Lioydnainster, -in uio.ing second reading of bis bill respecting gophers, apoke of tha great damage that was dune by CASTOR GOES CRAZY ON GAS Big Flow Struck .'in-'-the New Town East of Stettler Castor, Alia., Dec. driv- ers on the property or Bert struck a strong How of natural gas today.. The property is situated on Maple street in the town of Pe-nin decided that he would have a i well drilled and ibat he would a gusher even if he had -to go tl rough' to China. At a depth of 280 fuel Hie drillers struck a HOT of ualursl gas; j NAMEEWINGfTO OPPOSE CROSS EDMONTON TORIESt ANTICIPATE AN EAHLVipROVINCIAt, BYE-EIECTION Dec. In expectation of appointment Oi' C; to tile "position of Minister" of Railways and (Telephones in the Sifton cab- Inet, and the consequent bye- election, the Conservatives of Edmonton .chose A. P.. During tonight as their representa- live. Mr. Ewins was the un- successful candidate in the last provincial election. 4, V 4 f 4 POLITICIAN IS IN NASTY PLACE Prominent .Michigan Man Charged With Serious Crime Sault Ste.-Marie, Thomas a wealthy and prominent..physician of Sault' Ste Mario and unsuccessful candidate Disgrace to Landscape 'Will be Done Away With K. N. McFEE, Banker and Broker, London, Eng and Son-in-law of Hon. W, t. Field ing, Who Died in England Vtater- day. SALARIES OF THE MALE TEACHERS Board of Education-Adds to the Present In- come. Plague. His bill enaWed districts M .tax unoccupied lands i. order to m-o- ol dustruction tlie placing of agriculture in the univers- ity curriculum. This made by the introduction of the The well was pipcil and n match'ap- sufciwt into the public high- plied. A str. snd ste.Hly U: lit hril- oi the province. lianlly illumiuaied the vicinity "of In tlie science danartmeat, raining the well. .MI ihe property in the will ho one of the new subjects, Fjcinily lias gone up in price, greater attention will be to the f _i______________ vide fuuis for the destruction o[ H also local tin-! pro lenient districts to cod tract for .the destruction of gophers and thus lelieve the absentee owners oi their portion of responsibility. First readings given to bills respecting Knee Hill railway (Staf- respecting agreement between Edmonton and the O.T.I'. Develop- ment Co. Edmonton In- tcrurban Railway Co. .Validation of C'armaiigay Bylaw, riculture. j The proposed amendments to iLEST BORDEN FORGET THEM to inatlon on f ton Charter (McDougall liicorpor- atmg the Clmrcli Missionary Society, -on page the dontal nsBoc'iation act, whereby e.v- for the practice Of dentis- try in Alhertn arc. to be held under the supervision of the uaivcrsity inn- ate, were approved in so far as they FARMERS REMIND PREMIER OF affect, the university. j Two new scholarships are offered .in Bnglish. Hon. Dr. Riiti'mrford will donate j gold nwlal for'coinnclition Ottawa, Dec. n. Dorden in English and history, to ln recolpt of a large number of let- name tile terms. An anonymous don- or gives a scholarship oPSlOl) for an .FARMERS REMIND PREMIER THE PROMISES HE MADE Uli! ters from western farmers in wliich .vttelitlon is called to Ihe fact that Saturday was the first anniversary of ihe vlsir to Ol'tuwa of the mammoth SIXDROWNED IN OTTAWA RIVER Their Boat Upset During a. Heavy Snow Storm Ottawa, Dec. six men osli their lives through drowning in i terrific snowstorm near Conio, Que- w, is told in a despatch tonight. NEWpAGHERS Vew Trustee Takes His Seat Business- Transacted Commencing wi-th the re opening f the city schools on January 1, Loth ridge will have thlity eight teach- rs on its stiff. Last nights meet- ng of the Board was taken up prlu- ipally with matters pertaining to school management, and the person nel of the staff for the coming term was fixed. Acting on the recommendation of the committee of school management for Lieutcnant-Governor of Mjcllican ,he salaries of the mule teatheis of in 1900, .la-tu today'on a manslaughter charge in connection wii'ti of Mrs. -lames Ulack, wh'oji orcurrwl lie're on Nov. 25th. Tllei.jwarranl alleges that tho H- Van Allen, of Westminmtei School, I physician .pprtarnwd an opcr- was tranced, to ll-'OO, while C B. 'ation. Dr. .Roger? when arraigned "rillldow was also advanced to .today, stocd mute ami his Hot, was for January'.! He was view of the hnavv nature of the released on bail. wni'k in in Westminster .school, the school management com- mittee advocated male tpnchei for the'woric. Mr. Wslkpr a graduate, of tlie fall. class of Nor- mal School, WHS the po- sition-Hi an Initial salmy of ISOO Tfi? resignation of Mr. as Standard IV. teacher at (lie Cen- tral School, was and Mr! J Ihe public school staff were' fixed on a definite schedule K P Stewart principal of Central au.increMfte of WANTIURAL PHONE HANGMAN LECTURES Typhoid Mary Bobs Up Mining Centre Montreal, Dec. at to reach a point ot vantage from which to view, the passing of Their- Royal Highnesses the.Duke and Duch- ess of Conna'uglit., whom Montreal has been entertaining this week, young 'man _ fell fifteen or twenty feet from' an. electric light pole to tho paw ment At he was being lifted into an ambulance Mr. George city engineer, .said "He's cujlto a tumbler pigeon, that fellow, but'''I promise you that1 if he wants to our next Governor-General from the electric wires he'll have to fall into a -manhole i instead oi off a pole." Afontreal's poles and overhead wires are to go. The Montreal-. Light, Heat and Power has already started the rrKncment b> placing its tia ines uudergiound at its oftn and ihe city, now has a' commission at work studying out plans with .a 'lew to'getting all overhead wires buried under the bod It is rather none, the less true, lien Morse the In'entor of the telc- Ornn Wood, the first opera' :oi, Ezra Cornell, the founder of Cornell Lnnerstty, were building the first commercial clectrii, system m tire world they planned to place .the" ires underground in New ork citv The machine could not land the shotk of the Boner) soil' and broke Cornell then had to go o the and ohta n per- nissiou to put the wires en poles, nil it is onh within the last iTe- ade that engineers have commenced o realize that the first attempt was ight and the latter wromg As soon as telephone ligltting and ower wires have been put out of thp 'a; m assault is, to be made on treet railway tot at) underground rolley system. Montreal Mmhg Town is in danger of eing turned into tin moot remark- lie mining camp m Wltery M ho country K the question n erplcxing legal- experts Sore csult ot the of a quarts em bearing free gold far below the tj streets For some time it hai known that this city is under- in 65 mineral liearing rock and any deposits of garnets and other semi-precious stones have been cormd from time to time Tie deposit excavations heretofore made, honeier, in the course Of pro- Mdlng foundations for the great skj- scrancrs have not exceeded a25 feet TO CONNECT DjAMONO CITV WITrf'pllTLYING DI8- another Normal wa3 selec-ted fnr the position, initial salary to be 11000. R. IT. Doh-on. prlnclnsl ef tho School, wrote the Boai'l I'liev wi-'i-n Lv-nnisiliis fr t OIVORCEE8 GET TOGETHER Bakimore, Dec. IS. An- 'aouncemeat of ttte marriaRc of Jits. Margaret Me- 4 Kim to Alfred Owynne Van- 4 del bill, wan tnarlo public to- 4 day by the bride's mother, Mn. emlUe Em., sou, divorc- 4 ed wife of Capt. Isaac E. Em- 4 iraon of this mnoti iald ihe had received 4 a oaMttram from her daugh- 4 te'r laying the ceremony had U It t a place, bat giving no further particulars. Mn. Van- ri-.rljllt was married in 1904 to 4 Br. Smith Rolll.i McKIm, for- merly of this city, from whom oKalnul a divorce last, yenr. nelcgatlou of-farmers which mndc a'bne Ignacc, Thomas Labrcge, I'i- Ilurns, lanae election ofofficers h.l.d nIBht !lT. r eiecte" ns y' 1'iesidenl, Dr. Three new nicrnbers were The" T7 to the ad eundem slatnrn, Dr. Allin, governmeBl. The letters con- i on the tsblc to be considered M.D., C.M.; Dr. .Iivmiespn, D.D.S., the hope--that as little Hum Their hoal f'OX'CU'lvcn Ibe firrt meeting of the full board ami Dr. Whittalicr.-.D.D.S. pomllile would bo lout by the tieemcn and iAn especially comprehensive report mcnt in meeline tho roriursts mndn was read on the year's work in thn by t.he members of the delegation. university by Dr. Alexander, nf Mir- faculty. 'The enrolment is now 177, MANUFACTURER GETS IT I which is an increase of !m per cent. Q'lehec, Dec. E. Annyo-t. upset, jilthoiigh a canoe crew at- .janies abnw templed to rescue them hut were not It is the 'intention of the Hoard to a lending manufacturer, will miecced tically every portion ofjlhe tho liltc B' as leglstailvn. over last vcar's amis in thi' ranoii, iihrs laicc, ,'inil Ihe four otlicr tjodics have not liecit recovered. is represented, -as arc nearly nil iliu religions orders. Chancellor Stuart, of 'Calgary, and Or. Galhraith, "oi Lclhliritlgc, wore councillor. A NEW JUDGE Montreal, Quo., Dec: Oranlrahaiv, K. C., this city, is likclj- Mn. bm- j the southern members present at the fo hecomc a judge of the Supreme senate PRESIDENT OF CHINESE REPUBLIC Court, succeeding .Judge Davidson, who will become chief justice. San Francisco, Dec. cable- ram received here today reports Hiat Dr. Sun Vat Sen has been elect- ed president of the new. Chinese re- public by tlie revolutionBry council j silting at Nankins. The despatch received by the Chinese Tree JOHN BIGELOW DEAD DIAMOND OTY TO BECOME TOWN next year. Miss Ad'ly asked Tor, and monflis Irnic of alisfiice palsn for the purpose of giving prom- hmUh' of me town. wao lor po .-iieps !iave also heen talicn to secure a rural telephone, lino between 'this' point and 'iron Turin and to tenders for tho sup Sundial. iIli'' m cc'v ll" c'lv whools and the tniiiiral deposits whirfc they havr biotight fo light not beow J of sufficient value to make them pro- While the quart? tern al- rruN free gold m j one, llierr jie authorities he- licw that it is an ofTshol ot a larger >ein or lode, which mav turn fhe city into a rral mine The seoloficil for- m.ltion whirh is now bcmr readied afc jticat ilcrlb for Ihe fuijt time ii sim- i liar to that in which ionic of tho worlds Insist biher mines haie 1 ten found (Cr-nt'nuul on page 5) York, Dec; Jo.Iin Blgclow, the vcncrnblc illplo- mat iv.id author died at hfs lioine lit'rc today. A NARROW ESCAPE High River, Doc. McKin- non, member of a threshinB ganR working wbst took strychnine In mlstako for salts.''For some time Diamond City, Dec. his life was despajreti of. general nmetlng of tho rate- payers was held on Tuesday ovenlns for 'the purpose of pnsslng a resolution to Imvo Iho census of the village taken. This is the first step towards having the village .erected Into a town inmiicir.nilty. SIR CHARLES BETTER London. condi- Mon of'-Sir Charles Tnpper Is distinctly Imprnved and tho family It most hopeful., t 4 ply oi cc-i bu-t on account of the unrollled prico of TiRl at thn .present time, .it wns decided to tho contractors to pui in fresb fenders a-i'ter they'hs'd neon thft form of contract tliev would bo called upon to sign. Fresh len- dors were thorefore culled, to be'op- oncrt on January 3. W. S. Ball, the recently, elected trustee, was praient, tnd'wai eworn in board membnr, to fill out the nnoxplrod term of 0. D. Austin. His term will expire on December 1912. Those present at thn meeting were II. Pleetwood, Dr. Cinlbroith, W. S. Hall, Secretary Bowman anj Supci- Intendctil Hamilton. t t MAY START AT SASKATOON 0-itawa, Dec. gov- ernment has under consider- ation the enlargement of the Hudson's' Bay Railway scheme to Include an extension ef the projected line, westward from La Pas, tho present starting point of the railway, Ihroiljh Melfort or >ome point in that' neighborhood to Saskatoon. The late government had this' in view, and. would have ev- entually construc'.cd a through line .from 'Saskatoon to Port Nelson. ;