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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 20, 1910, Lethbridge, Alberta Tuesday, December THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD Page 5 THE CANADIAN BANK OF COMMERCE SIR EDMUND WALKER, C.V.O., LL.D., D.C.L, PRESIDENT' ALEXANDER LAIRD, GENERAL MANAGER PAID-UP CAPITAL, RESERVE FUND, BANK MONEY ORDERS fire safe, cheap and convenient They are payable free of charge at al! banks in Canada (except in the Yukon The Money Orders issued by this Bank ore also payable free of charge in the principal cities of the United States, and at the 8W rate of to the sterling in Great Britain and Ireland. They can be obtained at any office of the Bank on application. Lethbridge Branch C G, Nottrse, Mgr. OF CANADA Capital, Rest antf Undivided Profits Total Assets How Macli Remains? You handle plenty of money niucii is yours at the end of the year? Probably more of it would be if you made a habit of depositing a fair proportion or it, regularly, in a. Savings Account in this Bank. Start saving 'now! '-.The, habit will grow, to your. opens anraccountv; t Pedpath Sti, Westminster Ms Ward' Manafer. Stirling Branch A. H, Roach, Acting Manager Grassy Lake- A. W. Salllie, Manager. VICTORIA PARK MONEY FOR AGRICULTURAL GROUNDS City Council Settles the Matter-Reports and Minutes Looked Up-Pres. Eckstorm Appears Before Aldermen All doubt was wiped away at the sheds and so forth all moved over council meeting last evening" as to from the old grounds, very little else whether or not the whole of the pro- was needed. The erection oi the maia ect'iis of the sale of Victoria Park building and a graml slaud would put formerly the Old Agricultural them ready for 'the 1911 fair. 1-le grounds-, are to be devoted to the new urged that the engineer be instructed i'air grounds. Following the return to go ahead and call for bids for the ol Aid. Bowiuau from the east a erection of the main building, couple of months ago, the whole aat- j "Do I understand that the plans tcr of the relations of the agricultur- have been before this asked af society to the city, came up for Aid. Bowman. Mr) Hatch maintain-; discussion; during which, it was hint- ed that they had j ed'tha-t there was nothing binding up- Referred to Council 1911 oa the city to spend the whole of the I Later Qn a m-otion was made ia_ proceeds of the sale of the ow structing the engineer to call tor bids grounds to the new grounds, but Qn tlje main building to could divert some of it to other im- lhe pianSi but oa the sug_ provements at Henderson Aia. Qf Ala Bowman, who thought Hatch, the champion of the agncul- matter should: be refCrred to the turar society on the council contend- COUacii it was n0t DUt to a vote, ed that the city was morally bound Acting-Mavor to devote the'whole proceeds to the Bowman said that he had a plan in .rroimris ami was also con- Q[ m0nies re- jr Victoria park in a account, in the name oE of -tire minutes, however, failed to pro Agricultural Society, cluce any such motion. Cit f Letbbridge and Last night, however, a .copy bj the fi- agreements oi Barks and boulevards committee ot _ Will Not Meet Until Early in the New Year (Continued from front EXONERATED ENGINEER ARNOLD Cost of Changes Will be Slightly Higher Than Original The report of Messrs. A. M. Grace, JUonald Duff, civil engineers, and A. E. Jdumphries, the commission appointed ;two weeks ago to investigate the con- struction of the race track at the new fair grounds, was received by the city council and adopted by it last nrglii AS intimated'in-the Herald on .the: day the report was received in'1'the city, ovces, it was a complete exoneration of City Engineer Arnold against whom tnere had been a number of veiled criticisms in connection with the mat- ter. The report read: The Report "We, the committee appointed to investigate the construction of' a speedway at Henderson Park, have gone carefully over the ground and nave studied the elevations and cross sections in the office of the city en- gineer with the "view of determining whether or not any money has been wasted on account ot certain changes which must be made to make the track meet the requirements of the expert race course men. "We have no (hesitation in savin j that the track must be changed to put it in the proper form and in pro- per condition. When these changes are made we are confident that you wiu hax-e the very 'best possible kind of a race course and that the oval track included within the boundaries of the track proper will be perfectly I level' apd in I'ine shape for either 'a grass" plot or for use in games or sports oi' any character. "This will cost some money and Trill no doubt be slightly in excess. of the cost would nave been had this form of track been contemplated before any work was done, but the excess cost will be so slight and the amount so little in -dollars and cents, it seems to us to be of too little-conse- quence to take into consideration. "According to our understanding the vinced that tion hpfd "bound itself to do. so. oon unoxide or alter damp. One man had wounds upon the face and head, Dut his race also showed same symptoms, as did those the others who had not Deeu wounded. The, doctor was subjected to quite an ex- tended cross examination at the hands of Mr. Macitie, who wished to learn of him the distinction, if any, between ueath from the effects of carbon un- oxide and death from carbon dioxide, out the witness did not care to go so lar into these questions, claiming lack of personal experience in such mat- ters. Ke-exammed by .Mr. Campbell, he stated that a gas explosion might be caused .by friction of large bodies of; mnty rocKs falling in a mine, but fire, an intense heat must be present to cause an explosion such as had occur- red. Asited by Campbell If it were possible that a large" cave-in or fall of rock might liberate a hidden body of gas which, though lighter than air jnlght be drawn downward by this suction caused by the falling rock and tnen come in contact with the sparks or heat and cause an explosion, the doctor "answered that it might but he could not oe positive upon such a point. An Unexpected Development At the close of tfae examination of parks and boulevards commie u. This entlrely the council was produced which re- ads business from the port had been made last Ma; -It had city' and pro-_____________ been among scm-e owier for thg of the {im.ds ae_ UTf jMaiCOimson an unexpected situa- m the Qity offl-e. iDls cessary to improve the grounds with- uon was created by .the foreman of .port.contained a.clause which reart as wait untn aU tfae lots Mr. Cameron, who rose to are sold and the -last payments due -the funds arising from the fwPivPd sale "of Victoria, Park subdivision be are ea" applied to .the -creation of new agri- cultural and .exhibition grounds at-the east end of Henderson Park." ACKNOWLEDGEMENT OF FLORAL TRIBUTES The "reason nothing was found in The Hoyal Northwest Mounted Po- tlie minutes was that it was covered nce wisn to acknowledge the kindness a motion adopting the report Ol- the raany jriends ot" the late Staff- the parks and boulevard committee President Eckstcrm Speaks The matter was brought up by sident C. J. Eckstorm and Robert kimmons, who waited on, the council as a deputation, from the Agricultur- i Socy council I sergeant Sexton who sent flowers, as follows: Crosses from his comrades in "K division, Messrs. -T. A. Underwood, and W. J. Wade, from Supt. and Mrs. to the new council that the i Inspector ana Mrs. west, Mr. ana Mrs whole oE the proceeds .of the sale of Victoria Park fee reserved for expend- ing upon the new grounds. Mr...Eckitorm made a very telling JB. Weiler, .Daughters and Maids of Ji'ngiana. Jtieart from and family. Wreaths'from. N. C. O.'s of "D" di- appeal. Since the provincial govern- visioll) Ws brothers and sisters mcnthad decided to give z gran, ot gons-orjBngland, Dr. and Mewhurn, Arthur Barnsley, H. chief cause of complaint has been that directors ieic-..inab .-Cit_ PoUce and ex- me track las '-been cur too ''LethbriSge-societv was on a-'par with i H. bKeith and Police and ex me track-lias -been cut too aeeob. but and-Edmonton Fair As-. mounted K H, Doult. and they desired, and he j Anchor from, the Hfck.-Sehl Hard- believed the rcemb'ers ol the council j Co. also desired to have the Lethbridge track-lias '.been cut" too we wouia. point out that the north :end was very low ground and is at present a nigh fill, therefore any lessening of tne cutting qualities would- have pro- .'.the in tnis fill. "This increased quality would have cost as much if- not more than has al- ready been, spent. grounds made the appointed PERMITS' rTO SUILD province, if not _ m: N u street south Canada. ___ _.__ members everv.bit as much interest in the mat j tet as any member of the society and "lie thought only the M "It'must borne in- right -thing in asking the council of j of the oval 'within the 11910 to recommend 10 the council; 01 j Boundaries of the track has been quite! 1911 that all the the sale I nf m thf> nld be 0.5 s. fund; as expensive as the grading of the track proper, and this fact we think seems to have been lost sight of in the charge of excessive .cost 'of con- struction of the race track. submitted, "A. M. GRACE, "A. E. "DONALD DUFF." CARD OF THANKS Airs. W. JBarnes and family and the widow of the late Fred Barnes desire to express their thanks to the Fra- ternal Order of .Eagles and other friends for the kindness and sympathy of of the old grounds he intact for the' particular purpose improving the new grounds. Robert Nimmons Endorses Robt. Nimmons endorsed what Mr. Eckstorm had' said. He understood there was some dispute as to wheth- er there any specific agreement upon' the part ol the city to devote the whole proceeds of the sale to the new grounds, but thought they should endeavor to make the latter superior to any in the province. Acting-Mayor Replies In reply to the disputation Acting- Mayor Bowman said he felt that all j members Oi the had the inter- est of the society at heart. In re- gard to the relations of the council j and the society there was to his mind shown them during their recent be-1 somc doubt as to just where the so- reavement. BORN ciety was getting oft at, to put it bluntly, the council was somewhat _ vague'on that point, but was getting 1 down to the matter as rapidly as pon i Lethbridge on Dec! sible. The buildings which they were ID, to Mr. and Mrs. D. L. Marshall, .Ninth avenue south, a son. asked to put up, he did not ever re- j j member seeing 'the plans of those buildings prsented to and adopted by the council. The society had already spent much money at the grounds, more, he believed, than the city had vet received in cash for the Victoria Did you ever stop to think of the many ways in which a perfect oil hearer is of value If you want to sleep with your win- dow open in winter, you can get sufficient heat from an oil heater i i07s "aircadr sold. However, with ib While you undress at night, and then turn it off. Apply a match suggestion "that the city should, make morning, when you get out of a separate fund of the money roceiv- j bed, and you have heat while you dress. he was u-hoiiy in accord. _ He, Those who have to eat an early ?e SS: breakfast before the stove is ra'diating heat can get immediate warmth from i a Joint'comrcititee. of aldermen an oil heater, and then turn it off. jaIKi society directors be appoint! to The girl who practices on the piano -itake chatge of rt. in a cold room in the morning can have warmth from an oi! heater while she plays, and then turn it off. iy Kss a Word Aid. King expressed it as I'-is the The member of the family who has to walk the floor on a cold win- der's slight viui -a restless'baby can get temporary heat with aa oil heater, and then tura it off. The Absolutely smokeless and odorlest Is InvaluableNm Its capacity of quickly giving heat. Apply a match and it is im- mediately at vork. Jt will burn for nine hours -without refilling. It is ssfs, smokeless and odorless. It has s dsmper top and a cool handle. An indicator e'ways shows the amount of oil in the font. 'it has an automatic-locking flame spreader which prevents the wHt from being turned high enough to smoke, and is easy to remove and drop I that the directors wouid HKc the- back so that the wick can be cleaned in an instant. to proceed as early as possible with The burner body or gallery cannot become -wedged, and can be quickly unscrewed for rewicking. Finished in japan or nickel, strong, durable, well- made, built for service, and yet light and ornamental. ion, guided by his rccoHec'.ion o the arrangements with the- socic'.y, the city %vas morally oo'-ncl j His'.society wiili grouu-ls ings. j i Aid. Hatch then read the da'isc m j the parks and boulevards .committee j repori already referred to. i Aid. Bowman remarked that he vas j unaware oi the existence of that u> port until a short while previjusiy to the meeting, but it appeared to clinch the matter. He thought that all es- timates and bills should be O.K.'ed bv a joint committee oi the council r.nd society, however. Letter From Society Referring to a letter received from Secretary McNicol, oi the turo.1 Society, in which it was Eotryvhtre. If net at yours, unite far dcscrytiM a'mter to trie ntsnzt Agcxzy the TSse Imperial Oi! Companyc Linilcd. the proposed main building; at the grounds" Aid. Hatch said thai it geUins late in the year to commence thr. ivork, if it i.vas to he ready m time for tVic 1911 fair. Plans for the main builrfinp; had been passed upon and approval by bmh tbe council and the society nine months ago, and he? thoughi, ihpy should go right ahead With ihe poultry house, stables, Christmas Gifts Sterling Silver Frames, round, oval and to Sterling Silver Snuff Boxes .Silver Plate. Sterling Silver Card Sterling Silver Cigar Cases to .916.50 Sterling Silver Cigarette to Cigarette Boxes, Rosewood, Sterling Mounted. to Bottle Opener. Mustard to Tea Strainers. Sterling Eb- ony 25 Cigar Cases, Sterling Silver to Tea Strainer Holder, Ster- ling Silver. Strainer Holder with Strain- Cork Screw, Sterling Mount- state mat He had not anticipated the possibility- of the 'jury having to pass upon anything further than" that these men Had Deon killed by an explosion He did not feel competent to go into Get your Christmas Wines and Liquors at Pagnuelo's We have a very large and. carefully selected stock extra quality, add genuine Liquors and Wines of every description for our Xmas trade, and we would like to have your orders as early as possible as we will not be able to give you ihe same attention or service when the big rush sets In. SOMETHING NEW AGAIN We are always receiving something new and our latest OLD ORKNEY (DOUBLE 0) WHISKEY A whiskey that will undoubtedly prove a great favorite with our Trade. This shipment: comes direct from Messrs. M-cConnell Co., Ltd., proprietors o? Stormness Distillery, Orkney, Scotland OLD ORKNEY owes much of its flavor and superiority to the pure water used In distilling it-. OLD ORKNEY- is sold in bottles only, and every- drop Is bottled by the themselves. To our many patrons and friends we honestly recommend it as a very high, grade, and pure whiskey. v C C. PAGNUELO Wine Spirit Co. 407 Second Ave. vS. Phone 543 the investigation of the causes which ftad led to that explosion and said he would not consider any evidence which might he adduced upon thai point, juryman Burnett also rose and stated that he coulci not give an un- prejudiced verdict upon the causes of tne explosion. Some time was taken up Dy arguments of counsel upon this unprecedented situation and the cor- oner finally adjourned tne sitting to 1.30 p.m. in order to give time for con- sideration. Attorney Campbell 'at once got ousy in an. effort to get in touch. 'with. Attorney General .Mitchell at .Edmonton., but when the session resumed' at the appointed' hour, ito word had come from Edmonton and a second adjournment of one hour was taken. At the end of the second wait Mr. Campbell had still failed to get in. touch with his chief. A second ef- lort to untangle the tangle proved as -the first; the foreman still rerused to consider any evidence tend- ing to establish the cause .of an ex- plosion in a mine, saying he had not understood or heard that portion of tne oath -lie took when it was read to him. Mr. Campbell was willing to proceed with the case trusting to the honesty and integrity of the jurymen, out Attorney Mackie objected, unless the other attorneys would agree to confine the evidence- to the fact that the men were killed in the explosion, leaving the facts as to the causes which produced the explosion, to be investigated by some other tribunal, but to this Mr. Campbell replied that he could not consent to splitting the evidence to a second investigation. To this Mr. jtfacxie replied that if the toreman would retract the statement mat 'Jie would not consider evidence relating to the cause of the explosion, he would be willing to take chances upon the other jurymen changing his mind as the investigation proceeded, but as the foreman flatly refused to reconsider his statement he, as attor- ney for the miners, must flatly refuse to'go on producing evidence before a judge who had rendered his decision in advance. To allow of further efforts to get Instructions from Edmonton, Coroner f inkney ,upon motion of Mr. Mackie adjourned tne sitting to seven o'clock in the evening. Tne attorneys in the case are act- ing in a perfectly friendly manner, and evince a desire to have the pro- ceedings take the widest possible scope in order that air the facts ,'jear- ins in any way upon the case may be brought to light. This feeling is also snown to the full extent by both mine workers and operators present. MAGRATH TEACHER HAS RESIGNED Magrath, Dec. Mr. Hess Heath.- brother of. G. .W. Heather- ,shaw, implement and. 'hardware deal- er, is visiting in town this week. Mr. Heathershaw, who resides in Des Moines, Iowa, has a very favorable impression, of Southern Alberta! and thinks it has a great future before it. The M. 1. A. Dramatic Company put on the play, "The Fruit of His to a crowded house last night. Mr. Ernest Bennion and Miss E. Hodges played the "principal roles a member of the board and the pro- curing of a'milk supply'from outside the city by the city itself. nation, of Mr. ;Fleetwobd was received and the board of health, asked to sug- gest" a" successor to be formally'ap- pointed by the council, while in ..the motion of Aid. Frayne it was decided to ask the council of 1911 to take-up the matter. at an early date of city procuring milk from. outside the city and distributing it. under the" rection of the" board of Christmas and were supported by a very company of local artists. The good pro- ceeds of the play will go towards Taylor Academy gymnasium- j The Bennett opera house will be op- encd next Friday evening. A free dance be given and on Saturday evening a splendid vaudeville and picture bill will he put on. The elec- tricians are now iusy. and the lights will soon all be installed. The fine new residence of John. T. Chipman is rapidly compl-e- tion and will be ready for occupation by -the first of next' week. Mr. Melvin Godfrey left on Thurs- day Icr Utah and. Idaho points. 'He expects to be gone about a month. Chris. Christensen, who contracted a very serious attack oE pneumonia while" out hunting in the mountains. He is improving slowly, but will not he able to resume his labors in the .blacksmith shop for some time yet. The L. D. S. Sunday school is pre- paring a entertainment to ue on Christmas morning; a splendid program will be rendered. The Presbyterian Sunday school is also rehearsing a Christmas enter-! tainme-nt to be given in the church. 1 Both these events promise to be '-'cry interesting. Jared A. Mercer, principal oi ihe public school here, has tendered his resignation to the school board, and j ,t has been accepted with regrets. Since Mr. Mercer has been principal the school has prospered, and he leaves it in first class condition. Mr. Woolf, of Cardstou, has accepted the and will commence upon his new duties after the Christmas holidays. j -J, JEWELER OLIVER BLK. ROUND ST. THEY ALL READ MURRAY'S LETTER SENT TO The letter received from T. Aird Murray, of Toronto, the sanitary ex- pert, dealing with the somewhat sar- castically worded "permission" ofj of Provincial Health Officer ror tne city to go ahead -nrita the in- stallation of tne plant recommended j by Mr. ..Murray, was last night orrior- eu by tne council referred to the pro- rHE DAILY board of healtii. together with request for a definite statement as tne board is satisfied with y plan or not. This step was ia accordance with A Large Shipment CUTLERY Just received Carvers from to We have a good assortment of Henry Rogers Sons' popular make. Spoons, knives and forks in the celebrated Kin wood Pat. Sugar Shells, Berry Spoons, Gold'Meat A few days ago a number of horses were impounded by tMo city police, mornins Cinei received a letter trom norapson Bros., of Tin- ivood, K. C.. saying tney had seen an Hem in the Lethbridge Herald to the encci that he nad impounded several norsos and did not. know the owners, some time ago tbey lost three mares and two coits from their farm noar Kaymond tftougftt they may nave wandered back to a stable in Leth- bridge, they were formerly Kept., i-'rom the description ol the an- jmais given. Chief Gillespie thinks he has them in the pound, although he has not cupped hair around the orands to maKe sure. Chief Gillespie says that scarcely a day passes but wnat lie receives reply to notices or items inserted in the Herald, and the writers all say they "saw it. in the lierald." l-Jvsry man. woman and child in the country must read the Herald, laughingly commented the cnier. the recommendation of the city board1 of health contained in a report by. Secretary Vallance covering last Fri-[ ciay night's meeting of the board re- ported fully in the Herald. Other matters mentioned in this report were! i. the resignation of .1. H. Fleetwood as] Butter Knives. G-rary Ladles, In the hand- some Louis XVI. Gilt. Above lines are all triple plated and guaranteed, You will save money by in- specting our stock before buvinc: else- o where. 11 _C'j bmali prolitb and quick re- turns. C. Go aner GENERAL HARDWARE 524 Westminster Road North AMATEUR PHOTGGKAPHEHS Now is the time to hav e your BEST FILMS ENLARGED FOE XMAS PRESENTS. Colonial Photographic QHERLOCK BLDG. ;